Newborn No recommendation (American Academy of Sleep Medicine)2 Infant Toddler Pre-school School Age Teen Adult 7-8 hours1 Although the amount of sleep you get each day is important, other aspects of your sleep also contribute to your health and well-being. Good sleep quality is also essential. Signs of poor sleep quality include not feeling rested even after getting enough sleep, repeatedly waking up during the night, and experiencing symptoms of sleep disorders (such as snoring or gasping for air). Improving sleep quality may be helped by better sleep habits or being diagnosed and treated for any sleep disorder you may have References Hirshkowitz M, Whiton K, Albert SM, Alessi C, Bruni O, et al. The National…
How Much Money Top U.S. Government Officials Make
Current annual salaries of top elected and appointed US government officials, along with the annual salaries for these officials in 2000 or 2001.
What It Means To Be A Veteran Without The Experience Of War
Without having been involved in combat, this veteran says he's left wondering what kind of man he is.
Florida Compounding Pharmacy and Its Owners to Pay at Least $775,000 to Resolve False Claims Act...
“The Department will continue to hold accountable providers that pay illegal kickbacks to induce patient referrals,” said Assistant Attorney General Jody Hunt for the Department of Justice’s Civil Division. “Kickback schemes undermine public trust in our health care system and lead to unnecessary health care costs at taxpayers’ expense.”
How to Write Effective Letters to Your Congressman or Senator
Do letters to US Senators and Representatives do any good? They can and are more likely to be effective if written the right way.
How to Make a Baby Carriage Diaper Cake
Besides being a delightful centerpiece that everyone will ooh and aah over, a baby carriage diaper cake is the gift that keeps on giving. The baby carriage is made almost entirely of diapers and blankets, so after the shower, the expectant parents can take the carriage apart to use the individual components. While these diaper baby carriages can be...
Giving America's Veterans The Job Opportunities They've Earned
My late father served as a U.S. Army infantryman in the Korean conflict. He almost never spoke of the combat experience that earned him a Bronze Star. It was too difficult for him to think of the friends who came home maimed for life – or didn’t come home at all.
Top 15 Perfumes That Men Love ...
1. Live in Love by Oscar De La Renta The very first of my top 10 perfumes that men love has got to start out with Oscar de la Renta! This scent is all about beauty, all about romance and all about floral notes! It's got top notes of hyacinth, galbanum, bergamot and lily of the valley. It's also got some woody notes in it, from cedar to amber and musk – it's a great scent for date night!
Navy Recruit Graduation: January 20, 2017
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FoodShare Columbia: Another Great Way to Increase Access to Healthy, Affordable Foods with SNAP
March is National Nutrition Month. Throughout the month, USDA will be highlighting results of our efforts to improve access to safe, healthy food for all Americans and supporting the health of our next generation FoodShare Columbia is a program designed to help alleviate the stress families face when they live in “food deserts.” The program, in cooperation with the University of South Carolina and other partners, assembles produce food boxes to distribute to low-income individuals. It just got started in April 2015 and has already distributed more than 3,000 food boxes in a community with a high rate of diabetes-related health conditions. More than half of these food boxes have been purchased by SNAP recipients using…