How to Avoid Prescription Sleep Drugs

If you have trouble sleeping, the recent headlines linking sleeping pills to death probably aren't helping. A new study in the journal BMJ Open links even the occasional use of prescription sleeping pills, also called hypnotics, to an increased risk of death and cancer. Researchers looked at the medical records of more than 10,500 people who took prescription sleep aids—such as Ambien and Restoril—and compared them to people who didn't take the meds. The findings? Those who took as few as...Full Story
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