Sleepy City? Fridley-based Medtronic Says Feds OK'd Snoring Treatment

Patients with wide mouths can now get five palate implants, device-maker said.

Fridley is much more than a bedroom community, but it's in the bedroom that the latest news from Fridley will find the most welcoming ears.

Medtronic announced Wednesday that the Federal Drug Administration would allow people who snore to get as many as five of the company's Pillar palate implants to relieve the condition.

Before, the limit was three—not enough for some patients with wide mouths, the said.


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