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Sleep Apnea

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Health Watch: FDA Approves New Treatment For Sleep Apnea

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new treatment for sleep apnea. Millions of Americans suffer from the sleeping disease and the new treatment would help those who are unable to use the traditional mask treatment.

05/12/2014

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Not Getting Enough Sleep? There’s An App For That

Are you getting enough sleep at night? Many who don’t turn to medications. But what about using your phone to get an extra few minutes of sleep? We are taking a closer look at smartphone sleep apps to determine if they’re good for your health.

10/10/2013

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Not Getting Enough Sleep? Find Out If It’s A Disorder

If you’ve already had your coffee and you’re still feeling tired, it may be a sign of a bigger health problem. Many times people aren’t getting enough restful sleep they need because of conditions like apnea and insomnia.

07/29/2013

Snore, Frank Vascellaro

Frank Vascellaro, A Snorer In Denial, Undergoes Sleep Study

Experts say 40 percent of Americans snore when they sleep. Then there are those of us who have to sleep next to a snorer. And those of us who are in denial. I was convinced my wife Amelia was imagining it, so I went to a sleep clinic to find the truth.

05/06/2013

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Experts: Robots Can Help Sleep Apnea Sufferers

Robots may be able to help humans with sleep apnea sleep easier.

02/06/2012

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Study: Sleep Apnea Linked To Heart Problems

Sleep apnea is much more than losing a good night’s sleep. A new study details why the disorder can be so hard on a person’s heart.

07/11/2011