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Sleep Apnea Awareness Day (SAAD) 2006 - reflections (Part 2) by Edward G. Patient Expert Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 8:49pm What I write here truly constitute reflections with the amount that has passed since Sleep Apnea Awareness Day. I had prepared something closer to the event, but through technological ineptness lost it... so, discouraged, I left it for awhile. March 30th was Sleep Apnea Awareness Day and ostensibly it was "during National Sleep Awareness We ... Read on »
Many Police Officers Battle Sleep Woes, Study Finds by HealthFinder Posted Tue 20 Dec 2011 12:00pm healthnewslink Falling asleep while driving, losing temper with suspects linked to lack of Zzz's. By Mary Brophy Marcus HealthDay Reporter ... Read on »
Kids Who Sleep More Weigh Less & Perform Better Enough Sleep? by Connie Bennett Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 18 Dec 2008 7:32pm Parents, are your kids getting enough shut eye? If your young ones dose off enough, they may be able to ward off obesity and even do well in school. Indeed, recent studies reveal that insufficient sleep can lead to obesity, poor eating habits, not enough execise and poor academic performance. In fact, the American Academy of Sleep Medi ... Read on »
The road to Sleep Apnea Awareness Day 2007 by Edward G. Patient Expert Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 11:49am Readers of this journal know there are many interesting aspects of my work as an executive director... but planning an event like the Sleep Apnea Awareness Day (SAAD) lecture is the most challenging. After last year's less than spectacular event, I did not retreat. I rethought, and with the benefit of the collective wisdom of our Board of Di ... Read on »
Sleep Apnea Awareness Day (SAAD) 2006 - reflections (part one) by Edward G. Patient Expert Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 8:49pm I suspect this happens with many disease-related patient interest organizations... you work hard to accomplish your mission of educating, supporting and advocating all year long, but there comes a moment in the year when attention is focused on your group like a laser beam. The spotlight, if you can manage to grab it, falls on you, your organizat ... Read on »
The National Institutes of Health encourages women to take charge of their heart health by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Sun 06 Feb 2011 5:50pm On Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute’s (NHLBI) The Heart Truth campaign will once again bring the Red Dress to life on the runway at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York City, with the debut of the Red Dress Collection 2011. For the first time, the event will be held at Lincoln Center. ... Read on »
Sleep Centers by SleepTeam .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm ANNOUNCER: We've all had problems getting a good night's sleep, but if that's your usual routine, a sleep center can help identify the causes. Jack Horng, MD, Bon Secours Sleep Disorder Institute: A sleep disorder is not simply one identity. ANNOUNCER: There are over 80 different types of recognized sleep disorders to consider. Jack Horng ... Read on »
Implant to Treat Obstructive Sleep Apnea – Inspire Medical Systems by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 03 Mar 2009 3:10pm   Invasion of the implants – this one for Sleep Apnea and the patient will have a device to turn the device off and on.  If you have looked around You Tube you can find individuals who have made videos of what they are like with an implanted unit turned off and on and these are pretty much patients with Parkinson’s.  This device is different in t ... Read on »
Poor Sleep Quality = Life Dissatisfaction by Kate McLaughlin. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 06 May 2009 12:27pm Do you struggle to get a good night’s sleep? Do you toss and turn, frequently awaken, or rise in the morning still feeling fatigued? If so, you have more on the line that just a long, tired day. Your overall happiness may be at stake. According to a recent Finnish study, people who have difficulty getting a good night’s sleep are thr ... Read on »
Patients are not the only ones w ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 10 Nov 2008 4:20pm Patients are not the only ones who need more sleep...BD  In a new survey, physicians report they are not getting the sleep they need to function at their best and current work schedules may contribute to their inadequate sleep. The survey, issued by the American College of Chest Physicians Sleep Institute (ACCP-SI), found that most physic ... Read on »