Lawrence J. Epstein, MD

Lawrence J. Epstein, MD, program director of the Sleep Medicine Fellowship Program and associate physician, division of sleep and circadian disorders, departments of medicine and neurology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and instructor in medicine at Harvard Medical School, all in Boston. Dr. Epstein also is past president of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.


The Buzz About Positional Therapy for Sleep Apnea

It happened again—a night’s sleep was wrecked by the gasping for air, snoring and snorting caused by obstructive sleep apnea…


Bedroom Makeover for More Restful Sleep

If a busy schedule prevents you from getting the full seven-and-a-half to eight hours of sleep per night that the…


The Hidden Risks of Sleep Problems

Insomnia increases your vulnerability for diabetes and heart disease Most people assume that lack of sleep is more of an…