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Greater New BritainThe Hospital of Central Connecticut's Center for Metabolic Health will present the lecture "Sleep Apnea & Obesity: What is the Connection?" on Tuesday, June 25 in Farmington and Thursday, June 27 in Southington. The events will be held 5:30 to 7:30 p.m....
READER SUBMITTED: Hospital Of Central Connecticut Sleep Disorders Center Earns National AccreditationNew BritainThe Hospital of Central Connecticut Sleep Disorders Center was recently reaccredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM). The center was established in 1988 and has held AASM accreditation since 1998. The most recent accreditation expands...
Channel 2 NewsAs we make our way into summer, and as the days continue to get longer, the prolonged daylight may mean less nighttime sleep for some. “In the summer months there is almost kind of a mania that kind of develops here in Alaska,” said Dr....
ReutersHELSINKI/LONDON, May 23 (Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline Plc's H1N1 pandemic flu shot may put adults at higher risk of developing narcolepsy, not only children as previous studies found, Finland's National Institute for Health and Welfare said on Thursday....
Tags: Flu Vaccine, Swine Flu, Vaccines, Finland, Disease Prevention
In up-all-night, work-work-work America, a prescription medication like modafinil was sure to make major inroads from the get-go. And, whether you call this novel stay-awake drug by its commercial names -- Provigil and Nuvigil -- or by its plain-Jane...
Most of us wish we had more hours in a day. Then maybe there would be enough time to get the sleep too many of us are missing. We talked about sleep with Dr. Arnon Rubin, a sleep specialist and pulmonologist at Suburban Pulmonary and Sleep Associates....
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The number of Americans taking the narcolepsy and shift work sleep disorder drug modafinil has increased almost 10-fold over the past decade, according to a new study. What's more, the majority of those prescriptions were...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Nursing home residents taking sleep aids such as Ambien are more likely to fall and fracture a hip than residents not being treated for insomnia, new research suggests. According to the study's lead author, the known dangers...
Q: My 8-year-old is tired all the time even though she gets 11 to 12 hours of sleep a night. Is this part of growing up, or should I address it with her pediatrician? I wondered if she might be anemic, but I have read this is rare in children. A: It's...
Whether snuggling in for the night or just trying to catch a quick few winks, your environment plays an important role in determining if you're counting sheep or counting Zzzs. From noise reduction to lighting, there are a few easy ways you can turn...
Dr. Rizan Hajal, medical director of the Sioux Falls Sleep Center and board certified in pulmonary medicine, will host a free community health forum on sleep disorders at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Avera St. Luke's Education Center, 709 Sixth Ave. S.E....
Tags: Physical Conditions
The Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act makes it illegal to sell a prescription drug for any purpose other than what's listed on the label. Nevertheless, a divided federal appeals court this week tossed out the conviction of a former drug sales rep who was...
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