| Mar 27, 2013
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....
| Jun 7, 2013
| 10:32 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People with sleep apnea should not have their driving restricted just because of their diagnosis, says a leading medical group.
"You don't want to unfairly prejudice people with a diagnosis of sleep apnea, because many of them...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 12:25 PM
My cousin sent me a list of five indicators that signify that old age is closing in. To say the least, it's a list that might have been applicable for generations past but certainly not to the vibrant, active, Baby Boomer generation. I only feel old...
| May 17, 2013
| 2:41 PM
When 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....
| May 15, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Harvard Health Blog
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's revelation that he'd secretly undergone weight-loss surgery should not have as a big surprise. Christie has been publicly (and privately) struggling with his weight for years and fits the profile...
| May 10, 2013
| 8:58 PM
Sanford Aberdeen’s Dr. Stewart Rendon will present a free weight loss surgery seminar Tuesday and May 21.
Both seminars start at 7 p.m.
The first is at the Sanford Aberdeen Medical Center conference room. The May 21 seminar is at Bethlehem...
| May 2, 2013
| 1:51 PM
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...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 2:51 PM
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...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 12:18 PM
NEW 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...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 2:30 AM
MODEST WEIGHT LOSS OFFERS LONG-TERM HEALTH REWARDS
Weight losses of just 10 percent of body weight have shown a long-term impact on health issues like sleep apnea and hypertension in overweight and obese individuals. In a study of 3,...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 4:59 PM
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...