According to a recent study by Science Magazine, black and brown folks on average take longer to fall asleep and wake up when compared to their white counterparts. These discrepancies lead to major health concerns like heart disease, cancer, and diabetes.
Steve Harvey went on a diatribe during a recent taping of his show and insisted that no one who is wealthy gets eight hours of nightly sleep.
We can’t get out of the bed in the morning and it’s no surprise why. According to the National Sleep Foundation, 60 percent of us wake up feeling out of sorts and sluggish at least a few times each week. Are you among the groggy and grumpy when the alarm goes off each morning? Try […]
Twelve percent of Americans sleep naked, says a recent National Sleep Foundation poll. Another study of 3,700 Americans found only 8 percent slept in the buff. Whichever study is correct, they both point to one thing: Few of us are getting naked to get our Zzzs. Pity. Shedding your clothes before you slide between the […]
Studies show that African-Americans are not getting enough sleep — a health issue that has an adverse impact on our health. Consistent lack of sleep can lead to diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity, and heart disease. Regardless of income levels, sleep deprivation is taking its toll on the Black community. Amongst African-Americans in management positions, […]
Women are generally considered to be the healthiest gender. Again, in general. They tend to eat better, go to the doctor when there’s something wrong, and consistently practice healthier habits. This said, according to an MSNBC report, 43% of all U.S. counties saw increases in female death rates over a recent 14-year period, while male […]
Daylight Saving Time (DST) begins on Sunday, March 9, 2014 at 2am. But did you know that moving that innocuous-seeming hour hand forward may pose a health risk for you? This risk is all about…sleep. Americans & Sleep Sleep is essential for a person’s health and well-being, according to the National Sleep Foundation (NSF). Yet millions […]
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