CBS Evening News for Sunday, Apr 23, 1978
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(Studio) Habit of sleeping too much featured.
REPORTER: Morton Dean
(NYC) Disease identification as narcolepsy. [Victim Doug EGLOFF - describes disease.] American Narcolepsy Association film shown. Paralysis of muscles in times of elation or surprise noted as characteristic of disease. Dogs suffering from disease said studied; film shown. [Sleep-wake Disorders Unit Montefiore Hospital, New York, Dr. Charles POLLACK - speaks of attempted treatment.] Other aspects and tests for disease described. Sleep apnea described. Snoring said characteristic. John Tucker case cited. [TUCKER - describes symptoms.] [Norman SEIGEL - tells of cure via tracheotomy.] [Rochelle SEIGEL - says operation has made life easier.] [TUCKER - wants condition corrected.]
REPORTER: Richard Wagner
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