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After Watching Disturbing Video, CPAP
Usage Soars

An additional two hours of therapy per night, and patients maintained improvement three months later

DENVER, CO -- August 18, 2014 -- Like more than 20 million other Americans, John Brugger has been diagnosed with sleep apnea.  He snored, tossed and turned and struggled to breathe during the night, which often left him not only exhausted the next day but also raised his risk of heart attack, stroke and car accidents.  Fed up, Brugger went to his doctor, who suggested he use a CPAP machine, which delivers air through a face mask while he sleeps to keep his throat open with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP).

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Wet Wraps Cut Need For Drugs In Kids With Eczema

Study gives parents, doctors new options to treat painful, itchy condition
 


DENVER, CO -- July 8, 2014 -- The number of children with atopic dermatitis, often referred to as eczema, is on the rise. Some estimate that one in five children in the U.S. now suffers from the painful, itchy skin condition. In an effort to control their symptoms, many children are prescribed powerful medications like immunosuppressants or topical steroids. 
 


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Those With Ragweed Allergies Will Get New Relief This Fall, Thanks To Timely FDA Approval Of New Therapy

Tablets mark latest shift in immunotherapy, could make allergy shots unnecessary for many

DENVER, CO -- Thanks to the timely approval of a new tablet by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), millions of Americans who suffer from ragweed allergies will have a new, at-home option for treatment this fall.

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E-Cigarettes Helping Spark New ISmoke Generation

In one year, middle and high school students who tried e-cigarettes doubled to nearly two million

DENVER, CO -- March 17, 2014 -- While major cities like New York, Chicago and Los Angeles have taken steps to ban the use of e-cigarettes in most public places, national authorities have done little to keep them out of the hands of children.

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FDA Approves Nation's First Prescription-Strength Tablet To Treat Hay Fever Allergies

Tablets mark latest shift in immunotherapy, could make allergy shots unnecessary for many

DENVER, CO  -- For the first time in the U.S., the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the use of daily tablets to treat hay fever, particularly allergies to grass and ragweed pollen.

It’s estimated that more than 17 million Americans suffer from hay fever, many of whom are aggravated by grass pollen in the spring and summer and by ragweed in the fall.

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