Morning Rounds (09.18.12)

Sleeping in on the weekends doesn’t catch people up on sleep lost during the week, but only makes them sleepier on Monday morning, according to a UT Southwestern study.

Sodium intake in children and teens has reached an alarmingly high rate, according to the American Heart Association, causing high blood pressure to affect more young people.

Women with anorexia nervosa perceive themselves differently than those without, according to a recent study on brain pathways by researchers at the Center for BrainHealth at UT Dallas and UT Southwestern.

The Department of Veterans Affairs’ patient medical records program reached its millionth user last month, two years after its launch. EHR vendors look to this program as they prepare for stage two of the federal program that requires physicians to offer patients the ability to download their health information.