CDC — Getting enough sleep?
35 percent of U.S. adults do not get enough sleep. Not getting enough sleep continues to be a problem in the U.S. Are you one of those adults? Learn more about your risk and how many adults don’t get enough sleep in the U.S. Sleep is an important part of good health. Sleeping less than 7 hours per night is linked to increased risk of chronic diseases such as diabetes, stroke, high blood pressure, heart disease, obesity, and poor mental health, as well as early death. Not getting the recommended amount of sleep can affect your ability to make good decisions and increases the chances of motor vehicle crashes.

Apex Tribune — Couples caffeine consumption was linked to miscarriages
It seems that drinking caffeinated beverages is linked with pregnancy loss, but it’s also related to both partners attempting to conceive a child. A new study uncovered that the father should, as well, be careful of his caffeine intake to assure a healthy birth. The research found it’s equally important. Researchers conducted a study on nearly 350 couples through the process of conception Among them, 28% ended in miscarriage. The results showed that 3 or more caffeinated beverages per day increased the risk of miscarriage.

Fox News — Chile reports its first sexually transmitted Zika case
Chile has confirmed its first case of the Zika virus having been sexually transmitted, the health ministry said in a statement on its website on Saturday. The virus is linked to thousands of suspected cases of birth defects in Brazil. The new case in Chile is that of a 46-year-old woman whose partner was infected while in Haiti. Chile, where the mosquitoes that transmit the virus are not found, has confirmed 10 cases of Zika involving people infected outside the country.

Modern Readers — FDA issues new labeling requirements, testing standards for opioid painkillers
The US Food and Drug Administration has intensified its ongoing war on opioid abuse, asking pharmaceutical companies to play a more decisive role in bringing the problem under control. Officials from the FDA are encouraging the development and production of alternatives to standard opioids like oxycodone and codeine, which are not as easy to abuse as conventional drugs.