Chalongchai Phitsanuwong, MD, assistant professor of pediatrics and director of the child neurology residency training program at Comer Children’s Hospital, explains how epilepsy patients are diagnosed and treated.
More than two thirds of American men and about half of women say they wish they got more sleep. Poor sleep is linked to higher risk for a host of serious health problems like diabetes, heart disease and depression, and yet the demands of modern society make it harder and harder to get a good night's rest. We work long hours, we stare at the bright screens of smartphones and tablets late into the night, and these bad habits are rubbing off on our kids too. In 2014, the National Sleep Foundation conducted a poll called "Sleep in the Modern Family," to get a view of sleep habits in American families with at least one school-aged child.