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Insomniacs May Face Increased Risk of Heart Disease and Stroke

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, insomnia is characterized by the inability to initiate or maintain sleep. Now, findings published in the American Heart Association’s (AHA) journal Circulation suggest that this common sleep disorder, which affects up to 30% of the general population, is associated with a higher risk of heart disease… Read More »

Black premature babies face racial disparities in healthcare, study says

Adobe Stock Images Black preemies face higher chances that they will receive poor prenatal care than white, Asian-American and Hispanic babies, and this is partially due to the quality of their parents’ healthcare as well as segregation, according to a JAMA Pediatrics study released last week. The study looked at black newborn babies born prematurely… Read More »

Cancer survivors face stress from steep medical bills

(Reuters Health) – Cancer survivors have higher-than-average rates of medical financial hardship, a U.S. study suggests. Medical financial hardship includes problems paying bills and other challenges with money; psychological stress like intense worry over unpaid bills; and behavioral issues like delaying needed care because of cost. Cancer survivors ages 18 to 49 appeared hardest hit… Read More »