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Sleep apnea disrupts normal sleep by blocking airway pathways and obstructing breathing but, currently, the standard treatment involves an uncomfortable mask worn at night which 46 to 83 percent of sleep apnea patients do not wear diligently The New York Times' Well blog reports. A new chest implant device,...
The New Year often brings resolutions, including quitting smoking. Fifty years ago this month, the Surgeon General released the first report on smoking and health in the United States, warning of the harmful effects of cigarettes. A new study examined whether efforts to control cigarette smoking over that...
An article in Time reports on findings from a new study that might explain why "kids who grow up with a pet, like a dog or cast, or live on a farm with plenty of livestock are less likely to develop asthma or allergies." Researchers found that mice who were exposed to dust from a dog owner's home and then...