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Is it Just Insomnia or do I have a Sleep Disorder?

There’s nothing worse than not being able to sleep. Whether you have difficulty going to sleep in the first place or routinely wake up in the middle of the night, unable to fall back asleep, the end result is the

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The Link between Sleep Disorders and Diabetes

High blood sugar can be a warning sign that a patient is actually suffering from some sort of sleep disorder. Sleep disorders can be caused by other disorders as well. Whether this cause is something as straightforward as obesity with

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The Best Example of the RNI Patient Journey, Frustrations Included

No patient has been more candid about her feelings about RNI than this woman. She came to RNI for acute back pain that flared up on vacation away from Kansas City. It made her suddenly unable to walk anywhere, shop,

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Hospital Fees Drive Rising Cost of Health Care

Steven Brill writes in Time Magazine that hospital profit margins are extraordinarily high for supposedly non-profit institutions, and are largely responsible for the rising health care costs in the United States.

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Myths and Truths About Bedtime Habits and Insomnia

People with chronic insomnia try many tricks to fall asleep. While some help, some have been shown to make sleep harder.

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Sleep Test: Check Your Sleep Quality with a Short Quiz

The sleep specialists at RNI have put together an online survey to help visitors assess the quality of their sleep based on their waking experiences.

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Hospital “Facility Fees”: A Patient’s $1,500 Nightmare

Robert Reed walked into a dermatologist’s office to have a couple moles checked. The bills he received included charges for an “operating room.”

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KC Writers Anthology Reflects RNI Patient-Centered Philosophy

If you want to understand a book, don’t open it in the middle. We at RNI place unusual emphasis on patient histories, even more unusual in this age of numbers-driven healthcare (and numbers-driven everything else, too).

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Patient’s Migraines Caused by Sleep Problems

An RNI patient got rid of her migraines and migraine medications when her sleep breathing disorder was diagnosed and fixed. It’s a great example of how RNI’s cross-disciplinary approach brings results, and how RNI’s original research helps patients directly.

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Skinny People Have Sleep Apnea Too

Sleep apnea has long been though of as a fat, old man’s disease. That stereotype may be contributing to significant health consequences for people with normal Body Mass Index (BMI), especially women.

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