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HERE'S A JOB that takes a special someone, especially in weeks like this, when the Harrisburg gamesmanship is particularly ungainly. Steve Miskin is the longtime spokesman for the state House Republican leadership, charged with explaining/defending GOP policy to people outside the bubble. Comment?
Voorhees Town Center's anchor department stores - Macy's and Boscov's - appear set to remain in business there, despite a suggestion last year by the mall's previous owner that one of the retailers planned to close. Macy's Inc.'s Voorhees location was not mentioned in a statement by the company Wednesday listing the 36 stores that will be shuttered in early spring in a cost-cutting move to counter declining sales. Comment?
For those suffering from sleep apnea, the disrupted sleep and reduction of oxygen getting to the brain can contribute to high blood pressure, but the two common treatments for the condition both lower blood pressure, Swiss researchers report. A comparison of the treatments -- continuous positive airway pressure and mandibular advancement devices -- showed that each produces a modest reduction in both systolic and diastolic blood pressure rates, the researchers found. Comment?
Mason Asset Management and Namdar Realty Group, both of Great Neck, N.Y., are the new owners of Voorhees Town Center, the companies said in a news release on Tuesday. Mason and Namdar purchased the 732,000-square-foot Camden County mall from Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust on Oct. 27, marking their sixth acquisition from the Philadelphia-based mall developer. Comment?
Researchers from Boston's Brigham and Women's Hospital evaluated the sleep habits of thousands of women and found too little shuteye was tied to a more rapid decline in kidney function. Women who slept five hours or less a night had a 65 percent greater risk of rapid decline in kidney function, compared with women sleeping seven to eight hours a night, the investigators discovered. Comment?
Exposure to dogs or farm animals early in life appears to reduce a child's risk of developing asthma, a new study shows. Researchers looked at more than one million Swedish children. Comment?
The nighttime breathing disturbance known as sleep apnea can boost a woman's risk for heart problems and even death, but there was no such effect for men, a new study finds. The finding "highlights the importance of sleep apnea screening and treatment for women, a group who often are not routinely screened for sleep apnea," study co-author Dr. Susan Redline, a sleep specialist at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, said in a hospital news release. Comment?
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