Tag Archives: Quality

Tea before bed does not affect quality of sleep, study shows

Caffeine is a known powerful stimulant that perks up drinkers, increases alertness and promotes wakefulness. Yet a surprising new study has found drinking tea or coffee within four hours of bedtime does not affect sleep at all. Researchers from Florida Atlantic University and Harvard Medical School recorded how much caffeine, alcohol and nicotine 785 volunteers… Read More »

Trump’s transparency order could ‘backfire’ if not coupled with quality data, expert says

It’s been over a week since President Trump signed an executive order mandating hospitals to give patients prices for services based on their negotiated rates with insurers — enough time for industry experts to digest the news and analyze its ramifications for consumers and the healthcare system. As with many political issues, opinions on the… Read More »

Smoke-Filled Snapshot: California Wildfire Generates Dangerous Air Quality For Millions

At 11 a.m. last Friday, thousands of former Paradise, Calif., residents were taking stock of all they had lost to the worst wildfire in the state’s history while they continued the grim task of looking for missing loved ones. At the same moment, with smoke from the deadly Camp Fire blanketing much of the state,… Read More »