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This was plainly surreal. It was the dead of night, about an hour after arriving in Miami on a charter flight back from Cuba, where we few visitors from the U.S. always felt disoriented. I was rolling the radio dial in a rental car until landing on...
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...
There may soon be another medication option for people with insomnia. A federal advisory panel is studying the drug Suvorexant. The panel says the drug is safe and effective at low doses. It works differently than other insomnia medicines, in that...
Tags: Drugs and Medicines
ReutersWASHINGTON, May 22 (Reuters) - Merck & Co's experimental insomnia drug is safe and effective at the lower of two doses studied but not at the higher, a panel of medical experts said on Wednesday. The panel, which advises the U.S. Food and Drug...
When I dropped in a couple of conversations that I was headed to see a new children's musical (by Chad Henry) based on the book "Goodnight Moon," I was met with furrowed brows. Margaret Wise Brown's much-loved bedtime classic may have sold millions of...
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The links between sleep and cancer are now so many, you could build a chain. A new study has found that for men who suffer insomnia and unwelcome wakefulness, the risk of prostate cancer is greater than for those whose sleep is undisrupted. That...
Growing up on a foreboding South Side block near Brainerd Park, Brooks College Prep senior running back Cleveland Clark considers every day a gift. Not to mention a challenge. "I know what type of neighborhood I live in so I do my best not to even be...
Sentinel Medical WriterAfter three boiling nights in their 1927 home with windows that don't open, Sharon Clary and her husband could have slept right there in the restaurant. The booth was comfortable, the place was air-conditioned and the lighting was dim. "We were just...
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...
Orlando SentinelSometimes at a baby shower you might have the opportunity to give a mother-to-be some advice you have learned as a parent from raising your own children. You might be asked to write your words of wisdom in a pretty pink or blue baby gift book. It's a...
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It started with a conversation about insomnia. My friend smiled, as if she were giving a wonderful gift. "Don't spend money on sleeping pills or take a narcotic. Cold pills will do the trick," she said. I began taking the dose prescribed on the cold and...
Tags: Flu, Antihistamines, Stroke, Chemical Industry, Benadryl (drug)
It’s 6am. You woke up a few times throughout the night, so you don’t feel completely rested. As you slowly push yourself into an upright position, the ice cold air from the AC vent sweeps your skin but the heater might as well be on--you are...
Jun 14, 2013 |Story| Chicago Tribune
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