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ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A new study has confirmed that removing the tonsils and adenoids of children with obstructive sleep apnea can reduce sleepiness and improve the quality of life, but putting off the surgery might not hurt either. The study is...
WDBJ-TV Anchor/ReporterWhen you think of snoring and sleep apnea you probably don't think of children, but studies show ten percent of kids snore and four percent suffer from sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is more than occasional snoring. It happens when the airway is blocked....
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One of the brothers behind the 1-800-GET-THIN ad campaign for weight-loss surgery faces the possible revocation of his medical license in a misconduct case filed by state regulators. The Medical Board of California accused Michael Omidi of "repeated...
燬anford Aberdeen’s Dr. Stewart Rendon will present a free weight loss surgery seminar Tuesday and May 21. 燘oth seminars start at 7 p.m. 燭he first is at the Sanford Aberdeen Medical Center conference room. The May 21 seminar is at Bethlehem...
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ReutersBy Sharon Begley and Ransdell Pierson May 7 (Reuters) - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's choice of gastric banding has prompted questions about why he opted for a weight-loss procedure less favored by bariatric surgeons and patients. Lap-Band...
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...
Have a question for Dr. Blythe? Write to her at AskThePediatrician@tribune.com. For more information on Dr. Blythe, go to pediatricassociates.com. April 29, 2013 Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
ReutersPor Will Boggs NUEVA YORK (Reuters Health) - Un estudio retrospectivo sugiere que el tratamiento de la apnea obstructiva del sue帽o (AOS) reduce el riesgo de que reaparezca la fibrilaci贸n auricular (FA) despu茅s de la ablaci贸n con cat茅ter. "La AOS es...
Talking about excess weight can be awkward. But talking about it with your health-care provider can also be lifesaving. To help foster that conversation, Obesity Action Coalition, a nonprofit group dedicated to helping obese individuals, has launched...
Lisa Harrison weighed 527 pounds on the day she was fired from her job at a Louisiana drug addiction treatment center. The 5-foot-2-inch Harrison, who believed her employer considered her "disabled" due to her weight, filed a discrimination charge with...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Losing weight through exercise and healthier eating may have long-term benefits for people with mild sleep apnea, a new study suggests. Researchers found obese study participants who went through a one-year lifestyle...
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....
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