Amber-Tinted Glasses Might Get You More Sleep

TUESDAY, Dec. 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) — For the tech-obsessed who use their smartphones, laptops and tablets right before bedtime, a small new study suggests that inexpensive amber-tinted glasses might guarantee sound slumber. The glasses block the blue-wavelength light emitted from many hi-tech devices. That light suppresses the brain’s production of melatonin, a hormone that…

Tips for Holiday Trips With Seniors

MONDAY, Dec. 25, 2017 (HealthDay News) — If you plan to travel with an elderly relative this holiday season, don’t leave things to chance, an expert on geriatric medicine says. “Simply traveling long-distance to visit relatives can become increasingly stressful as individuals age,” said Dr. Angela Catic, an assistant professor at Baylor College of Medicine’s…

Reading Aloud Can Be a Memory Booster

MONDAY, Dec. 25, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Want to remember certain information? Try reading it out loud. A new study finds that improves your chances of remembering it. Canadian researchers asked 95 people to remember written information in four different ways: reading the information silently; hearing someone else read it; listening to a recording of…