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2012-08-10 23:01:00

Sleep Group Solutions, David Gergen and Dr. Steve Marinkovich unite to offer free entry and Home Sleep Tests to attendees. Tacoma, WA (PRWEB) August 10, 2012 September 26, 2012 at 7:00pm at the LeMay America´s Car Museum in Tacoma, WA, a free event will be held to raise awareness of the dangers of sleep apnea and snoring.  NFL Hall of Fame Quarterback Warren Moon, dental icon David Gergen and All Pro DB Nesby Glasgow are among the contributors sharing personal experiences and...

2012-08-10 02:26:30

These patients have a higher risk for heart disease, stroke, depression and post-operative complications A Rhode Island Hospital researcher has found that the majority of bariatric surgery patients being treated for obesity have clinically significant obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), but report fewer symptoms than other sleep disorders patients. The study by Katherine M. Sharkey, M.D., Ph.D., of the department of medicine, division of pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine at Rhode...

2012-08-05 23:02:22

Sleep Group Solutions and David Gergen unite with former NFL Superstars to raise awareness of sleep apnea while sharing personal experiences with the deadly disorder Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) August 04, 2012 It's been 30 years in the making, David Gergen an expert in oral appliance therapy, and owner of Gergen´s Orthodontic Lab has found an interesting and conducive way to raise awareness of the deadly disorder, sleep apnea. Teaming up with NFL greats such as Derek Kennard, Stu Voigt, Mike...

2012-08-02 23:03:16

Nearly two-thirds of Americans claim they don´t get enough sleep according to a 2011 National Sleep Foundation poll, and their use of technology before bedtime may be the reason they´re losing sleep. Dr. Dan Naim of Los Angeles Sleep Study Institute said new research has shown that the use of cell phones and computers before bedtime has a negative impact on sleep, stress levels and mental health. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 02, 2012 Trouble sleeping? If the answer is...

2012-07-26 23:03:13

Early to bed, early to rise, morning people are happier than night owls, a new study suggests. The University of Toronto study found that morning people have a more positive outlook. Dr. Dan Naim of Los Angeles Sleep Study Institute recommends ways people can practice better sleep hygiene. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) July 26, 2012 A new University of Toronto study found that morning people are generally healthier and happier than night owls. Often, early risers feel more awake, alert,...

2012-07-25 23:03:31

Want to ace an upcoming exam or presentation? Make sure to get enough sleep, said Los Angeles Sleep Study Institute Dr. Dan Naim. A new study proves that going to sleep shortly after learning new material is beneficial for memory recall. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 25, 2012 Napping in class might not impress the teacher, but going to sleep shortly after learning new material is most beneficial for recall, according to a new study. Adding to the growing body of research claiming that sleep...

2012-07-24 23:01:14

Sleep Group Solutions and Ottawa Dental Laboratory team up to teach dentists their role in the treatment of snoring and sleep apnea (PRWEB) July 24, 2012 Around 20% of Americans report getting less than 5 hours of sleep each night.  Those with OSA (Obstructive Sleep Apnea) often report snoring, morning headaches, daytime fatigue, irritability, high blood pressure, hypertension and more.  Sleep Group Solutions, leaders in dental continuing education are teaming up with Ottawa...

2012-07-24 06:36:06

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Enough tossing and turning, time for a good nights sleep! New studies show evidence that a CPAP, commonly used for treatment of severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), is also effective in patients with mild and moderately severe OSA. OSA is a condition in which the flow of air pauses or decreases during breathing while you are asleep because the airway has become narrowed, blocked, or floppy. There are three types: severe, moderate, and mild sleep apnea. In a new...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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