Tuesday, June 18 2013 8:30 AM EDT2013-06-18 12:30:38 GMT
It happened around 2:30 this morning at the kangaroo express on south kentucky. You can see a heavy police presence at the scene. Officers say a white male in his late 20's, early 30's walked into theMore >>
Officers say the suspect walked into the gas station, implied he a weapon and demanded cash.More >>
Singapore urged people to remain indoors amid unprecedented levels of air pollution Thursday as a smoky haze wrought by forest fires in neighboring Indonesia worsened dramatically. Nearby Malaysia closed 200 schools...More >>
Singapore urged people to remain indoors amid unprecedented levels of air pollution Thursday as a smoky haze wrought by forest fires in neighboring Indonesia worsened dramatically. Nearby Malaysia closed 200 schools and...More >>
The Boston Bruins came from behind to tie the Chicago Blackhawks for the third time and sent Game 4 of the Stanley Cup finals into overtime with the teams even 5-5 on Wednesday night.More >>
After struggling for more than 120 minutes to score even once, the Blackhawks beat Boston goalie Tuukka Rask a half-dozen times in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup finals to send the series back to Chicago tied two games apiece.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 11:40 PM EDT2013-06-20 03:40:19 GMT
Jay Bruce ended Jason Grilli's saves streak with a solo homer in the ninth, and Brandon Phillips singled with the bases loaded in the 13th inning on Wednesday night, rallying the Cincinnati Reds to a 2-1More >>
Jay Bruce ended Jason Grilli's saves streak with a solo homer in the ninth, and Brandon Phillips singled with the bases loaded in the 13th inning on Wednesday night, rallying the Cincinnati Reds to a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.More >>
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Have a hard time sleeping because your snore or the person next to you snores? Many specialty pillows promise to do all kinds of things, but they may not be the dream they claim to be.
Matthew doesn't know he's doing it, and he doesn't do it on purpose, but when it happens, his wife is sure to let him know.
"When I get swatted, I know it's time to roll over," he said.
Now there's a growing market of specialty pillows to help snorers. There are pillows that claim to minimize snoring and sleep apnea. Others supposedly provide better support for the neck to prevent strain.
The Sona pillow is designed to keep sleepers on their side. Its contoured design claims to cradle the head to create optimal breathing alignment. Its promises to cut down on snoring and mild sleep apnea are FDA cleared.
"Pillows that kind of force a person to sleep on their side might provide some benefit," said Neurologist and sleep specialist Dr. Clete Kushida.
A model by Brookstone promotes a built-in support system to cradle your head and neck, promising to keep your chin out, and airway open. Matthew put this pillow to the test for two weeks. While waiting to see how it worked, we questioned whether the concept could help decrease snoring.
"Putting the head and neck in a CPR type position could help open the airway to a degree," said Dr. Kushida.
Both the Sona and Brookstone tout clinical tests to back up their claims, but Dr. Kushida said to take these claims with a grain of salt. He said a lot of those studies are based on just a few patients.
Another option on the market is a pillow that uses more than 2,000 plastic spikes to apply acupressure, giving you a head massage designed to help you relax. Study results are pending on that pillow. Dr. Kushida said it's a matter of preference.
"It comes down to a matter of comfort," he said.
He also said if you have serious sleep issues, don't pin your hopes on a pillow.
"For a person that has a serious sleep disorder or medical disorder, there are certainly a lot of different treatments are more accepted," he explained.
Matt's snoring didn't stop with the pillow he tested, though his wife said it wasn't as loud. So Matt's search for the perfect pillow continues.
"I'm willing to try something that would help," he said.
When we told Brookstone the pillow didn't work for Matthew, the company reiterated the packaging promises, stating it had been clinically tested to make sleeping more comfortable and reduce snoring.
There are also specialty pillowcases that promise to do everything to cut down on allergies to reducing wrinkles.
Wednesday, June 19 2013 7:10 PM EDT2013-06-19 23:10:09 GMT
The National Weather Service says there is some minor damage on Grand Isle after a waterspout Wednesday afternoon. WWL-TV in New Orleans says that the Grand Isle Fire Department is reporting a powerMore >>
The National Weather Service says there is some minor damage on Grand Isle after a waterspout Wednesday afternoon.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 11:18 PM EDT2013-06-20 03:18:30 GMT
(RNN) - Celebrity chef and southern food connoisseur Paula Deen was back in a controversial spotlight Wednesday, alleged of using racial slurs as jokes in her restaurants in front of employees. AccordingMore >>
Celebrity chef and southern food connoisseur Paula Deen was back in a controversial spotlight Wednesday, alleged of using racial slurs as jokes in her restaurants in front of employees.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 2:55 PM EDT2013-06-19 18:55:05 GMT
The Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office says a man was killed after he broke into a home and was shot in the face by the homeowner.Authorities say it all started when a woman who lived on Tanglewood RoadMore >>
The Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office says a man was killed after he broke into a home and was shot in the face by the homeowner.More >>
Monday, June 17 2013 11:39 PM EDT2013-06-18 03:39:25 GMT
We've got good news about the Ohio County toddler who authorities say swallowed a powerful ingredient used to make meth. This is a story 14 News has been keeping an eye on. That little girl, Frankee,More >>
The Facebook page, Frankee's Voice, continues to post updates on Frankee's condition. And on Monday, they gave an update that many are glad to hear.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 10:08 PM EDT2013-06-20 02:08:26 GMT
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Four people have been shot in an condominium complex, according to MetroSafe. MetroSafe confirmed the shooting was reported at 4:27 p.m. Wednesday in the Lakeview condominium complex,More >>
Louisville Metro Police say the victims are a juvenile girl, an adult woman and an adult man.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 9:17 PM EDT2013-06-20 01:17:08 GMT
Major demolition inside the old McCurdy Hotel in Downtown Evansville should begin in just a few months. The Kunkel Group plans to convert the almost 100-year-old building into high-end apartments. It'sMore >>
It's run down right now with some windows boarded up, but a little over a year from now, the old McCurdy Hotel along Riverside Drive should be restored to its former glory.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 11:09 PM EDT2013-06-20 03:09:53 GMT
A grassroots movement is gaining momentum in Posey and White counties on Wednesday night to get the New Harmony Bridge back open for business between Indiana and Illinois. Citizens from both sides ofMore >>
A grassroots movement is gaining momentum in Posey and White counties on Wednesday night to get the New Harmony Bridge back open for business between Indiana and Illinois.More >>
A 13-year-old boy was arrested and charged with second degree murder after his 5-year-old sister died Sunday. Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Detectives say the boy admitted to practicing "WWE" moves on theMore >>
A teen boy was arrested and charged with murder after his younger sister died. Detectives say he admitted practicing "WWE" moves on her, even after she said she was in pain.More >>
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