Sleep Apnea Plays Role in Car Crashes

An estimated 20% to 50% of commercial drivers have sleep apnea. That high proportion may be in part due to the sedentary nature of long-haul trucking that contributes to obesity as a risk factor for sleep apnea, according to a statement from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine in support of federal legislation.

via Sleep Apnea Plays Role in Car Crashes.

Presented without the usual caustic comment.

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