Rise and Shine: The Dangers of All-Nighters

According to Medical News Today, 20% of college students pull an all-nighter every month, and 35% stay up past 3 a.m. at least one night every week. As a college student myself, all-nighters are familiar to me, as I remember many of my colleagues pulling all-nighters before an exam even in high school. Even in college, the number of students having all-nighters only increases. At first, pulling all-nighters sounds like a good idea: there’s more time to study and review the material, and it seems like you will be able to retain the information better that way. However, there are [...]

By |January 31st, 2023|Categories: Health|Comments Off on Rise and Shine: The Dangers of All-Nighters

Diabetes and Kidney Disease

Diabetic kidney disease develops in approximately 40% of patients who are diabetic and is the leading cause of chronic kidney disease worldwide. Although End Stage Renal Disease may be the most recognizable consequence of diabetic kidney disease, the majority of patients actually die from cardiovascular diseases and infections before needing hemodialysis. Types of Diabetes:1) Pre Diabetes/ diabetes Are overweight.Are 45 years or older.Have a parent, brother, or sister with type 2 diabetes.Are physically active less than 3 times a week.Have ever had gestational diabetes (diabetes during pregnancy) or given birth to a baby who weighed over 9 pounds.Are an African [...]

By |November 30th, 2022|Categories: Health|Comments Off on Diabetes and Kidney Disease

Safe Sleep for Newborns

What is SIDS?SIDS or Sudden infant death syndrome is the unexplained death of healthy baby under the age of 1, usually occurring during sleep. Ways to Protect Your Baby Always place your baby on his/her back to sleep Use a firm mattress with a fitted sheet Keep loose bedding, pillows, blankets and toys out of the crib Make sure nothing is covering the baby’s head Do not over-clothe your baby when sleeping Keep a smoke free zone around the baby Use a pacifier after breastfeeding has been well established Place crib in parents’ room Warning Signs Blue or [...]

By |November 1st, 2022|Categories: Health|Comments Off on Safe Sleep for Newborns

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