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Surgery for extremely obese patients may be more effective for weight reduction

Surgery for extremely obese patients may be more effective for weight reduction

Children who have problems breathing during sleep tend to score lower on tests of mental development and intelligence

Children who have problems breathing during sleep tend to score lower on tests of mental development and intelligence

Researchers investigate whether tiny polyester cords can stop potentially dangerous sleep apnea

Researchers investigate whether tiny polyester cords can stop potentially dangerous sleep apnea

Oral appliances effective in treating obstructive sleep apnea

Oral appliances effective in treating obstructive sleep apnea

Adenotonsillectomy resolves child sleep disorders

Adenotonsillectomy resolves child sleep disorders

Significant relationships between laryngopharyngeal reflux and upper airway sensory impairment

Significant relationships between laryngopharyngeal reflux and upper airway sensory impairment

Study compares cheap take-home sleep test to expensive polysomnography test

Study compares cheap take-home sleep test to expensive polysomnography test

Study compares coblation tonsillectomy to traditional method of removing tonsils

Study compares coblation tonsillectomy to traditional method of removing tonsils

67 percent of older Americans report trouble sleeping

67 percent of older Americans report trouble sleeping

Lack of sleep may cause behavioral, learning and attention problems

Lack of sleep may cause behavioral, learning and attention problems

Children should be screened for high blood pressure at age 3

Children should be screened for high blood pressure at age 3

Typical warning signs for sleep apnea

Typical warning signs for sleep apnea

65 percent of America’s adults are overweight and 31 percent of adults are obese and at risk for chronic diseases

65 percent of America’s adults are overweight and 31 percent of adults are obese and at risk for chronic diseases

Three year olds and upwards should have their blood pressure checked as part of routine examinations

Three year olds and upwards should have their blood pressure checked as part of routine examinations

Blood pressure screening for children should start at age 3, according to the latest government diagnosis and treatment guidelines

Blood pressure screening for children should start at age 3, according to the latest government diagnosis and treatment guidelines

Small, frequent doses of caffeine best strategy for staying awake

Small, frequent doses of caffeine best strategy for staying awake

Blood pressure levels on rise among American children and teenagers

Blood pressure levels on rise among American children and teenagers

Treatment for sleep apnea could save 980 lives and $11.1 billion each year

Treatment for sleep apnea could save 980 lives and $11.1 billion each year

Menopause often wrongly blamed for poor sleep

Menopause often wrongly blamed for poor sleep

Mercy Hospital opens new cardiovascular catheterization laboratory

Mercy Hospital opens new cardiovascular catheterization laboratory