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The Little-Known Side Effect Of Sleeping Pills Women Should Be Aware Of

Society for Women's Health Research | Posted 09.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Society for Women's Health Research

Teaching about women's health should not be confined to a single specialty but should be included in all fields of health care. It's time we all recognize that sex differences exist in all areas of medicine.

The Little-Known Side Effect Of Sleeping Pills Women Should Be Aware Of

The Society for Women’s Health Research | Posted 09.17.2014 | Healthy Living
The Society for Women’s Health Research

Teaching about women's health should not be confined to a single specialty but should be included in all fields of health care. It's time we all recognize that sex differences exist in all areas of medicine.

Patience vs. Patients

Sue Curry, PhD | Posted 03.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Sue Curry, PhD

The rush to medicalize social conditions is one of my pet peeves as a public health professional. Why did this column, which started with the recognition that sleep deprivation was a recent social phenomenon, end with a clarion call to the pharmaceutical industry to solve the problem?

Zolpidem-Related ER Visits Have Increased Sharply

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 07.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

There's more news about complications that can arise from prescription sleep medication: Side effects from a common prescription sleep aid are sending increasing numbers of people to emergency departments.

The Rise of Ambien: Why More Americans Are Taking the Sleeping Pill and Why the Numbers Matter

Elijah Wolfson | Posted 07.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Elijah Wolfson

Last week, a study was released with some staggering news about the potential growth of a danger associated with prescription sleeping pills -- Ambien, in particular.