Sleep Apnea Device Recall Drags on, Stoking Frustration

WASHINGTON — A massive recall of millions of sleep apnea machines has stoked anger and frustration among patients, and U.S. officials are weighing unprecedented legal action to speed a replacement effort that is set to drag into next year. Sound-dampening foam in the pressurized breathing machines can break down over time, leading users to potentially … Read more

Sleeping Well Can Keep Your Heart Healthy

For more than a decade, the American Heart Association (AHA) urged people to follow “Life’s Simple 7”— a checklist for cardiovascular health that includes maintaining a nutritious diet, avoiding smoking, and getting adequate physical activity. Good adherence to each domain yields a high score, which health experts have long used to determine a person’s risk … Read more