Sleep Apnea

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New Implantable Device May Help Sleep Apnea Sufferers

A new device may help people that suffer from sleep apnea.

11/24/2014

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Highmark To Open Sleep Apnea Supplies Store

Most people who are diagnosed with sleep apnea have to re-order their supplies through the mail. However, Highmark is opening a new, first-of-its kind store in our area to make replacing supplies easier and more convenient.

10/30/2014

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New Study Reveals Possible Link Between Sleep Apnea & Hearing Loss

Sleep apnea has been linked to heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke, diabetes and obesity. Now, add hearing loss to the list.

06/12/2014

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New Device Could Help With Sleep Apnea

There is potential for a new device that is similar to a pace maker that would help people with sleep apnea.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/10/2014

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New Implantable Device Helping Sleep Apnea Patients

Machines that you strap on at night, appliances you wear in your mouth, even surgeries to remove throat tissue — all measures people have resorted to because of sleep apnea.

01/09/2014

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Medical Frontiers: Sleep Disorders

On this week’s edition of Medical Frontiers, KDKA Radio’s Robert Mangino and Dr. Gerald Pifer welcomed Dr. Daniel Shade to discuss sleep disorders.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/15/2013

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New Device Offers Help With Sleep Apnea

For most people that have sleep apnea, the only solution has been a bulky, uncomfortable device.

11/07/2012

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Medical Frontiers Discusses Sleep Disorders

Dr. Gerald Pifer was joined in the studio at NewsRadio1020 KDKA for Medical Frontiers by Dr. Daniel Shade, AGH pulmonary disease specialist and Director of AGH Sleep disorders center.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/11/2012

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At-Home Test Can Aid In Sleep Apnea Diagnosis

Sleep disorders are disturbingly common in the United States as one in 10 people suffer from sleep apnea alone.

05/22/2012

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Study Examines Men, Women & Sleep

There’s an old book about how men are from Mars and women from Venus, but researchers are finding out there are many more differences between the sexes. One of them is the way men and women sleep.

12/19/2011

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30th Annual KDKA Turkey Fund Begins

In 2010, a total of $566,000 was raised for the KDKA Turkey Fund. It was enough to feed 38,000 families thanks to the efforts of the Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank.

10/24/2011

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Sleep Apnea In Women Linked To Thinking Problems

There’s another reason to get sleep apnea treated early. A new study is showing that this condition in women is linked to thinking problems within five years.

08/10/2011

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Surgery Can Correct Sleep Apnea In Children

Sleep apnea is normally associated with adults, but children can have it as well. It can leave them gasping for air and never getting a good night’s sleep, but there is a procedure that can help.

07/14/2011

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Study: Good Night’s Sleep Can Help With Weight Loss

If you’ve tried to get your weight under control, but it’s just not working, try paying more attention to sleep and stress. A study in the “International Journal of Obesity” says these can be predictors of weight loss.

03/29/2011

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At-Home Sleep Apnea Test Provides Comfy Alternative

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — If you need a sleep study, you may be waiting a long time for an appointment, or you may be hesitant to go to a sleep lab to get tested. Depending on […]

02/10/2011

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