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Stuart F. Quan, M.D.

Blog Entries by Stuart F. Quan, M.D.

Body Language: Not Just a Political Message

(2) Comments | Posted October 21, 2012 | 1:05 PM

In the aftermath and post-mortem discussion of President Obama's performance during his first debate with Governor Romney, one television pundit opined that the president's body language exhibited the wrong non-verbal cues to the approximately 67 million television viewers. Just as body language may be an important...

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Sleepier at the Democratic National Convention

(6) Comments | Posted September 4, 2012 | 2:50 PM

Are we better off than now than four years ago? That was the minefield question asked by Chris Wallace of Fox News to Obama advisors yesterday. While Democrats attempt to formulate a coherent response this week at their national convention in Charlotte, we can ask the same question to ourselves...

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Sleepless at the Republican National Convention

(0) Comments | Posted August 30, 2012 | 11:28 AM

Having missed Tropical Storm Issac, I managed to fly into Tampa to represent the Harvard Division of Sleep Medicine as part of the Huffington Post's Health Oasis at the Republican National Convention. As one might imagine, the site of the RNC is a flurry of activity with delegates, party officials,...

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More Sleep Equals Less Weight -- An Opportunity Lost?

(23) Comments | Posted May 25, 2012 | 10:36 AM

There is an epidemic of obesity in this country affecting all ages, both genders and all ethnic groups. Thus, the report "Accelerating Progress in Obesity Prevention: Solving the Weight of the Nation" from the prestigious Institute of Medicine, adds to the decibel of beating drums calling for national...

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