Monthly Archives: October 2013

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Prescription drug abuse is a prevalent problem, so authorities have made it easier for people to dispose of unused drugs before they get abused or into the wrong hands. Most, if not all local law enforcement agencies will be participating in the collection of unwanted and unused prescription drugs. This Read More…

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Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis IPF is a specific disease within a classification of diseases referred to as interstitial lung diseases (ILD). IPF implies that there is no obvious or discernible etiology, thus it is called “idiopathic”. If there is a clear association with another disease such as scleroderma or rheumatoid arthritis, or a side affect resulting Read More…

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Sleep Disordered Breathing and Heart Failure

Sleep Disordered Breathing and Heart Failure Sleep disordered breathing is part of a spectrum of disorders which includes obstructive sleep apnea and central sleep apnea(CSA) or Cheyne-Stokes respirations. Obstructive sleep apnea occurs during sleep when all or part of the airway collapses and prevents oxygen delivery which causes episodes of no breathing, resulting in the Read More…

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WMKV Healthscope-Sleep Dr. Kanagarajan

On Monday, October 4, 2013, Dr Karthik Kanagarajan was a guest on WMKV’s Healthscope. WMKV is a local 89.3 public radio station. For approximately an hour, Dr K discusses various sleep disorders and treatment options. The show also features numerous call-ins with questions that everyone can relate to. A recording of the entire program is Read More…

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