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This New Med Device Will Help You Sleep Better

Everyone appreciates a good night's sleep.

A big obstacle to that is the fact that 18 million American adults suffer from Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), and the condition arises simply from a wayward throat muscle. A new study by Dr. Richard Schwab, co-medical director of the Sleep Center at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, shows how a new technique that can correct the issue.

Spider silk isn't just for Spider-Man

The vast majority of us are familiar with Stan Lee and Steve Ditko’s Marvel comic book series, "The Amazing Spider-Man", where he would go web-slinging from here to there, in order to catch the baddies (of course, there is a lot more to this story than just that… but web-slinging is the main take-home point for now). Not only is our childhood superhero strong and just, but he is also smart.

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