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Supermarket for snoring? Sure!

December 1, 2014Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

When Patrick Tessier, a long-time snorer, eventually sought a solution for his condition, he discovered many different products. What he also found: a specialty market niche for oral appliances for the dental lab he owned. Earlier this year, Tessier launched, an online store that brings together products for people who snore or suffer from mild sleep apnea. Tessier spoke with HME News recently about how his personal journey led him to a new business opportunity.HME News: Why did it...

Oral appliance, Patrick Tessier, snoring

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Need advice on pediatric OSA?

March 31, 2009Mike Moran

Pediatricians should ask about sleep during every well-child visit, advises Dr. Lisa Meltzer. "Children who snore, have problems falling asleep, are difficult to wake in the morning, or who fall asleep in school should be further evaluated for sleep disorders," she says. Meltzer was the lead author of a study called "Prevalence of Sleep Disorders in Pediatric Primary Care Practice." Her research was presented June 8 at Sleep 2009, the 23rd Annual Meeting of the Associated...

Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), Pediatric, Sleep Apnea, snoring

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