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Dental Sleep Medicine And The Sleep Apnea Dentist: Sleep Apnea Treatment Is Moving Toward Oral Appliances and Away From Surgery and CPAP. www.IHATECPAP.com Offers Information on Treatment of Sleep Apnea With Oral Appliances

2009-01-02 | Oral Appliances and dental sleep medicine are growing in popularity compared to CPAP. CPAP and oral appliances are now considered first line treatments of sleep apnea and surgery is a secondary therapy. Too many patients do not like use their CPAP machines on a regular basis.


Sudden Cardiac Death, Left Ventricle Hypertrophy and Dilation, Cardiac Disease, Cardiac Failure and Cardiac Disease Associated with Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Dental Sleep Medicine, Oral Appliances and CPAP Reduce the Risk

2008-12-27 | Sleep apnea is known to cause increases in blood pressure and a six-fold increased risk of heart attacks and strokes. This study shows that sleep apnea and especially low oxygen saturation may be a risk factor for sudden cardiac death. CPAP and oral appliance therapy can lower increased risks.


A Young Man's Courageous Battle to Survive

2008-12-20 | "Waiting for My Real Life" an independent, award-winning feature documentary is scheduled to screen in the Beverly Hills Hi-Def Film Festival, on Monday, December 29, at 7:30pm, at the Fine Arts Theater, 8556 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills.


Brain-injured Author Writes Tribute to Hero and Teams Up with Brett Favre's Greatest Fans

2008-12-09 | When Thomas Hapka suffered a near-fatal brain injury, he didn't know what life had in store for him. Now he's teamed with Erick and Adam Rolfson of the Bring Back Brett Favre fan organization to publish "Letters To Brett Favre: A Fan Tribute".


Sedation Dentistry for Physically Disabled

2008-12-06 | People with special needs, such as the physically disabled, are often incapable of maintaining good oral hygiene practices.


"Out of Sight", Band of Blind Kansas City Area Musicians Debut Performance at Union Station, Follows Dialog in the Dark's Opening in only the 2nd U.S. City

2008-11-19 | Missouri band, comprised of blind and legally blind musicians, will hold its' first fundraising concert/event at the site of Dialog in the Dark, in the historic Union Station. The band's goal is to perform for future events and contribute a portion of proceeds to a charity involving the blind.


New Jersey Based Italian Ice Company Gives Back to Local Autism Community

2008-11-17 | New Jersey All Natural Italian Ice company donates promotional profits to Autism Family Services of New Jersey


Maxi-Aids Releases List of Holiday Gift Ideas for Independent Living for 2008: Hot Items Include Low Vision Lights, Watches for the Hard of Hearing and the i-TELLpod Talking i-Pod Controller for the Blind

2008-11-04 | Maxi-Aids, industry-leading supplier of products for the Blind, Low Vision, Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Diabetics as well as those with mobility issues and other special needs, today released its annual list of Holiday Gift Ideas for Independent Living, featuring Christmas and Hanukkah Gift ideas.


Maxi-Aids Introduces i-TELLpod, the Talking iPOD Controller for the Blind and Visually Impaired

2008-10-16 | Maxi-Aids, the industry-leading supplier of products for independent living, is distributing an innovative product called the i-TELLpod Talking iPod Controller, which enables the Blind and those with Low Vision to use iPods by announcing stored information.


Linda W. McDonald Honored by Cambridge Who's Who for Excellence in Special Education

2008-10-15 | She is tasked with teaching students with severe disabilities including autism.


Lee Allen, MS, MBA, Inducted into Cambridge Who's Who Executive, Professional and Entrepreneurial Registry

2008-10-12 | Ms. Allen is responsible for assisting clients in obtaining needed services and reviewing plans to enhance their quality of life.


Rebecca L. Young Honored by Cambridge Who's Who for Excellence in Special Education

2008-10-11 | Ms. Young is proud to have the ability to ensure that her students make gains in skill development in reading, written expression and mathematics.


Besser is Setting The New Industry Standard For Magnifiers and is Quickly Becoming The Preferred Choice of Vision Professionals

2008-09-26 | Besser Handheld and Stand Magnifiers, offering precision optics and superior LED illumination at a low price, are getting rave reviews from the vision care community. See-More Vision, leading supplier of low vision products, is distributing Besser exclusively through eye care professionals.


Child Foundation Charity Awarded $10,000 Grant by First Hand Foundation

2008-09-26 | Child Foundation Charity, a 501 (c) (3) public benefit, non-profit organization, has been awarded its first grant in the amount of $10,000 by First Hand Foundation.


2nd Annual 'Leather Meets Lace' Event Dedicated To Jenny McCarthy's 'Generation Rescue' - M.C.A. Recognizes Need for Raising Awareness and Funding for Autism

2008-09-25 | On October 4th, M.C.A. will host the 2nd Annual Hollywood Leather Meets Lace Ride benefiting Generation Rescue. The event begins at 9am on Hollywood Blvd's Walk of Fame, motorcycle enthusiasts & celebrities will join together to ride for Generation Rescue, then to the Playboy Mansion to wrap event.


Stephanie Doty Inducted into Cambridge Who's Who Executive, Professional and Entrepreneurial Registry

2008-09-21 | She takes a lead role in fundraising efforts, establishing contacts, diversifying the revenue base and seeking grant funding.


Successful Natural Treatment for Autism: A Progress Report

2008-09-10 | Striking, well documented, improvements in patients with autism are being observed in an ongoing clinical trial conducted by the Institute of Progressive Medicine. The trial employs a method for activating an alternative cellular energy (ACE) pathway that is deficient in many autistic patients


Child Foundation Charity Presents "Kaleidoscope of Dreams"

2008-08-26 | A gala benefit for children worldwide born with debilitating birth defects


Break the Barriers to Host Delegation from China - Fresno-based non-profit returns from South Africa and welcomes dignitaries from 2007 tour in China

2008-08-16 | Break the Barriers, Inc., today announced that it will be hosting a delegation of dignitaries from China from Aug. 16 through Aug. 20, 2008. One country at a time,Break the Barriers is motivating people around the world to work together celebrating all abilities.


Enerceutical Mediated Activation of the Alternative Cellular Energy (ACE) Pathway: A Clinical Trial Open to Qualified Parents of Autistic Children

2008-06-27 | Preliminary studies have shown marked improvements in autistic patients using a procedure that activates the body's capacity to suppress a persisting stealth adapted virus infection; the underlying cause of autism. Parents are being recruited to help evaluate this simple, home based procedure.