Day: December 22, 2014

Alcohol and the Brain

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, I’m Ira Dreyfuss with HHS HealthBeat. Researchers using imaging technology can see the damage that continued alcohol abuse does to the brain. At the VA Boston…

The Sleep + Obesity Diabetes Connection

By Staff Reports (DGIwire)  Everyone knows what a poor night’s sleep feels like: headaches, irritability, heavy eyelids and sluggishness are common symptoms. However, chronic sleep deprivation—three or more months of irregular sleep patterns—can have much more harmful and lasting effects.…