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Wellness Wednesday: A pacemaker for sleep apnea?

March 14, 2018 // 0 Comments

Implanted devices that help people breathe can be helpful, if expensive, for treating sleep apnea. However, for many, PAP therapy fails and oral appliance therapy isn't indicated. This new technology might be the ticket for many with challenges treating their sleep breathing disorders. [...]

Wellness Wednesday: Day care workers arrested in Chicago for feeding toddlers melatonin gummy bears at naptime

March 7, 2018 // 0 Comments

If you're a parent and you give your children melatonin, that is something you should do with the guidance of a pediatrician and in the privacy of your own home. For a daycare provider to dispense melatonin gummy bears as a "naptime snack" is unethical and illegal. We don't know enough about how melatonin affects children's sleep-wake cycles and overall brain development to be so cavalier about this practice. [...]