Monthly Archives: August 2010

Cigars

Large cigars, cigarillos, and little cigars are the three major types of cigars sold in the United States. ...

African Americans and Tobacco

African Americans continue to suffer disproportionately from chronic and preventable disease compared with white Americans. Of the three ...

Sleep: A Dynamic Activity

Until the 1950s, most people thought of sleep as a passive, dormant part of our daily lives. We ...

Sleep Disorders

At least 40 million Americans each year suffer from chronic, long-term sleep disorders each year, and an additional ...

Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a common disorder that can be very serious. In sleep apnea, your breathing stops or gets ...

Restless Legs Syndrome

Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a sensory disorder causing an almost irresistible urge to move the legs. The ...

Insomnia

Insomnia is the perception or complaint of inadequate or poor-quality sleep because of one or more of the ...

How Much Sleep Do We Need?

The amount of sleep each person needs depends on many factors, including age. Infants generally require about 16 ...

Rosacea

Rosacea is a long-term disease that affects the skin and sometimes the eyes. Its symptoms include redness, pimples, ...

Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a skin disease that causes scaling and swelling. Skin cells grow deep in the skin and ...