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Sleep Disorders 101 by Danbury Hospital and Meadowridge

Tuesday, February 22, 2011 - Danbury, CT

You’ll want to stay up for this one!

On Tuesday, March 29 at 5:30 pm, Sleep Medicine Specialist Andrew Tucker, PhD will present a talk entitled “Sleep Disorders 101” at Meadow Ridge, 100 Redding Road in Redding, CT.

He will discuss everything you want and need to know about sleep disorders and provide you with the opportunity for a free risk assessment. You will be amazed at how important a good night’s rest is to your overall health. You will also be surprised to learn the risk factors for sleep disorders and how they can affect even your heart health!

Dr. Tucker is Administrative Director of the Danbury Hospital Sleep Disorders Center. He received a doctoral degree in Clinical Health Psychology from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine & Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology of Yeshiva University, and completed his sleep medicine training at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in New York City.

Dr. Tucker is board certified by the American Board of Sleep Medicine and has acquired nearly 20 years of experience in the field of clinical sleep medicine. He has been featured on ABC World News Tonight and in Men's Health magazine, as has given numerous public and professional lectures on the topics of sleep and sleep disorders.

This program is free and open to the public – registration is required by calling 1-800-516-3658. A light dinner will be provided

About Danbury Hospital

Danbury Hospital is a 371-bed regional medical center and university teaching hospital associated with the University of Vermont College of Medicine, the Yale University School of Medicine, the Connecticut School of Medicine and Columbia University Medical Center. The hospital provides centers of excellence in cardiovascular services, cancer, weight loss surgery, orthopedics, digestive disorders, radiology and diagnostic imaging. It also offers specialized programs for sleep disorders and asthma management. Medical staff members are board-certified in their specialties, and most serve on the faculty of the nation’s finest medical centers offering a higher level of experience.

About New Milford Hospital

New Milford Hospital, established in 1921, is an 85-bed hospital well known for its Planetree approach to patient care and strong community commitment. It provides centers of excellence in acute care, orthopedics, cancer, family birthing, and other services.