| Oct 9, 2013
| 2:30 AM
When it comes to Medicare open-enrollment season, you could be thinking, "Been there, done that." But as tempted as it may be to stick with your existing Part D prescription-drug policy or private Medicare Advantage plan, it's never a good idea to go on...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
The world looks very different at 3 a.m. when you're lying in bed staring at the ceiling--or worse, the clock. All you do is worry, "How will I make it through tomorrow without any sleep?"
If you often have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep, you...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 1:49 PM
Wichita based EagleMed is dealing with its third fatal crash in three years.
One of the company's helicopters crashed in Oklahoma Tuesday night, killing the patient on board and injuring three others. The crew was not from Kansas. No names have been...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 11:40 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Nursing home residents taking sleep aids such as Ambien are more likely to fall and fracture a hip than residents not being treated for insomnia, new research suggests.
According to the study's lead author, the known dangers...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Sleep is essential to good health, and a lack of it can lead to heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke, weight gain, and diabetes. Yet 22 percent of Americans struggle with insomnia every night, according to the National Sleep Foundation, and people...
| May 1, 2013
| 2:53 PM
Dear Pharmacist: I can't sleep well and have taken Ambien for years. What else do you recommend? — F.T., Bradenton
Dear F.T.: If you can't sleep on Ambien, I'd try something different. Another novel sleep drug is coming to the market called...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 5:13 PM
A new study suggests that the 6% to 10% of Americans who use prescription sleep medications such as zolpidem (Ambien), temazepam (Restoril), eszopiclone (Lunesta) and zaleplon (Sonata) are more likely to develop cancer, and far more likely to die...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 5:50 AM
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (KTLA) -- The death of British filmmaker Tony Scott has been formally ruled a suicide.
The coroner's report cites the cause of death as multiple blunt force injuries and evidence of drowning after jumping from the Vincent Thomas...
| Jul 23, 2010
| 4:26 PM
As the father of a 4-year-old, the story about a Broward mother charged with manslaughter after allegedly giving her young son the prescription sleep drug Lunesta just floors me. I mean, what kind of parent does that? Throw in the......
| Oct 14, 2011
| 11:55 AM
It is no secret that President Obama is in a tough fight for re-election. He is correct in describing himself as the underdog at the present time.
In an atmosphere of high unemployment, declining incomes, and worldwide financial angst you would be...
| Mar 30, 2009
Lost jobs and lost careers. Promising businesses in shambles. The college acceptance letter returned to its envelope. This is how President Obama recently described the effect of the tanking economy on ordinary Americans -- and the stresses keeping them...