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2014-04-22 08:28:10

ASBA proves sleep studies are not just for health care professionals by partnering with the Pro-Player Health Alliance to offer first live stream overnight sleep study raising awareness for sleep disorders in the public eye OGDEN, Utah, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Former Arizona Cardinals NFL player, and Pro-Player Health Alliance Sleep Apnea Awareness Advocate, Mark Walczak, undergoes a live public sleep study presented by the American Sleep and Breathing Academy to help raise...

2014-04-18 23:03:36

Goal to Lower 80% Incidence of Undiagnosed Sleep Apnea Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Sleep Apnea Treatment Centers of America (SATCOA) will commemorate Sleep Apnea Awareness Day by wearing pajamas to work. This health observance day is Friday, April 18. With this event, the company’s goal is to raise awareness about obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Currently, it is estimated that 80 percent of people with OSA are walking around unaware that they have the condition. OSA is defined...

2014-04-17 23:02:44

Dental sleep medicine education company, Sleep Group Solutions, instructs dentists on implementing a sleep apnea protocol which includes identifying, diagnosing with physicians, and treatment plans including oral appliance therapy. Upcoming live lectures include Nashville, Salt Lake City, and Chicago. (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 According to the National Sleep Foundation, more than 80 million Americans snore. Snoring, along with high blood pressure, hypertension, and daytime fatigue,...

2014-04-15 23:01:07

Dental Sleep Medicine education, instrumentation, and in-office training company, Sleep Group Solutions, help to raise awareness of Sleep Apnea Awareness Day by offering discounted sleep courses and specials on oral appliances from Respire Medical. Happy Sleep Apnea Awareness Day! Hollywood, FL (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 April 18th is an important date in the history of treatment of obstructive sleep apnea. On this day in 1981, Colin Sullivan published the results of a small study (five...

2014-04-11 23:01:38

David Gergen has announced Gergen's Orthodontic Lab and Pro Player Health Alliance continue to add to their production growth and hiring. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 David Gergen has announced Gergen's Orthodontic Lab and Pro Player Health Alliance (PPHA) continue to add to their production growth and hiring. Gergen's Orthodontic Lab has upheld the reputation as one of the largest manufacturers of the Sleep Herbst in the country and expects 2015 to be a record year....

2014-04-10 08:28:38

The American Sleep and Breathing Academy (ASBA) partners with The American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) & The University Of Nevada School Of Medicine for "Sleep & Wellness 2014: A Conference for Healthcare Professionals" OGDEN, Utah, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Utah-based American Sleep & Breathing Academy (ASBA), in partnership with The University of Nevada School of Medicine, and in collaboration with The American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC, a...

2014-04-08 23:02:21

Dental Continuing Education Company, Sleep Group Solutions teaches Dentists how to identify, and provide treatment for snoring and sleep apnea. Upcoming lectures include Phoenix, Miami and Boston. Hollywood, FL (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Sleep Group Solutions, the nationwide leader in dental continuing education, continues to push awareness for Dentists and Hygienists on implementing a protocol for Sleep Disorders Dentistry after results of the New York train engineer’s sleep study...

2014-04-04 23:32:40

Goal to Lower 80% Incidence of Undiagnosed Sleep Apnea Dublin, GA (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Sleep Apnea Treatment Centers of America (SATCOA) recently expanded to include urgent care centers in partnership with Hillcrest Urgent Care. The company’s goal and mission is to assist in lowering the 80 percent incidence of undiagnosed and untreated individuals suffering with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). This condition is defined by pauses in breathing that can last a few seconds to minutes, and...

2014-04-01 23:03:12

David Gergen reveals his method to improving the Dental Sleep Medicine industry. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 David Gergen, one of the most widely recognized names in Dental Sleep Medicine, President of Pro Player Health Alliance and Gergen's Orthodontic Lab, has built his name on the grounds of being able to make those around him more successful than before he met them. Mr. Gergen plans to tour the U.S. and be a part of educating his associates through seminars organized with...

2014-04-01 14:01:26

A new study of older men found a link between poor sleep quality and the development of cognitive decline over three to four years. Results show that higher levels of fragmented sleep and lower sleep efficiency were associated with a 40 to 50 percent increase in the odds of clinically significant decline in executive function, which was similar in magnitude to the effect of a five-year increase in age. In contrast, sleep duration was not related to subsequent cognitive decline. “It...


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humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'