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2013-03-13 23:02:01

Sleep Review, the Journal for Sleep Specialists, has named Dr. Carstensen the dentist for their "Expert Insight" column. He is available to answer questions posed by readers about oral appliances for sleep apnea and snoring. Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) March 13, 2013 Sleep Review, the Journal for Sleep Specialists, has named Dr. Carstensen the dentist for their "Expert Insight" column. He is available to answer questions posed by readers about oral appliances for sleep apnea and snoring. Nearly...

2013-03-03 23:03:25

The Center for Sleep Medicine at Raritan Bay Medical Center, Old Bridge, was named in Sleep Review´s Best of 2013 Sleep Doctors and Facilities list, which will be appearing in the April 2013 issue. Old Bridge, NJ (PRWEB) March 03, 2013 The Center for Sleep Medicine at Raritan Bay Medical Center, Old Bridge, was named in Sleep Review´s Best of 2013 Sleep Doctors and Facilities list, appearing in the April 2013 issue. The center is the only New Jersey facility named to the list,...

2013-02-19 23:01:43

Dr. Suh offers tips to parents about when to seek help for kids' sleep disorders. Bayside, NY (PRWEB) February 19, 2013 Every expectant parent knows that with the arrival of a new baby an uninterrupted night's sleep will become a longed for and distant memory, at least for some period of time. But while it's normal for a two-month-old to wake frequently during the night, it isn't normal for a two-year-old. Parents bring this and many other concerns about sleep behaviors to pediatricians and...

2013-02-11 23:00:58

New regulations from the Department of Transportation require drivers at risk to undergo evaluations and testing with a sleep specialist. MNAP Sleep Center is proud to extend a helping hand to all those suffering from sleep problems and to aid the DOT in making the roads safer. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) February 11, 2013 MNAP Sleep Center opens its doors to those at risk as The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (a part of the United States Department of Transportation)...

2013-02-11 15:09:43

In a study to be presented on February 15 between 8 a.m., and 10 a.m. PST, at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's annual meeting, The Pregnancy Meeting , in San Francisco, researchers will report findings that women with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and cardiac symptoms have a 31 percent incidence of cardiac dysfunction. The use of echocardiograms should be considered in the clinical management of these women. OSA is characterized by abnormal pauses in breathing or instances of...

Snoring Linked To Cardiovascular Health Risks
2013-01-25 04:50:36

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers from Henry Ford Hospital recently found that snoring could signal health risks in the future. In particular, the scientists discovered that snorers have a greater risk of developing thickening or abnormalities in the carotid artery as compared to individuals who are overweight, smoke, or exhibit high cholesterol. "Snoring is more than a bedtime annoyance and it shouldn't be ignored. Patients need to seek treatment...

People Who Drink Before Bedtime Could Be Disrupting Their Dream Time
2013-01-23 11:03:03

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Having a drink before bedtime may help you fall asleep faster, but experts warn that it isn´t offering any incentives on the quality of sleep time. Researchers from the London Sleep Centre have reviewed the evidence of having a tipple before bedtime to see what effect it has on nighttime slumber. The evidence gathered indicates that alcohol upsets our normal sleep cycle, and effectively disrupts our most satisfying type of...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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