Sleep Apnea

Indian Point Nuclear Plant (file/credit: Monika Graff/Getty Images)

Regulators: Indian Point Nuclear Plant Failed To Note Operator’s Apnea

Federal regulators on Tuesday said the owners of a nuclear power plant in Westchester County failed to amend a reactor operator’s license when the man developed sleep apnea.

03/17/2015

Sen. Charles Schumer is demanding that both the LIRR and Metro-North test their engineers for sleep apnea. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Schumer Wants LIRR, Not Just Metro-North, To Screen Engineers For Sleep Apnea

Sen. Charles Schumer is demanding that both of New York’s big commuter railroads — not just the one that suffered a fatal derailment — test their engineers for sleep apnea, the disorder blamed for the 2013 accident.

01/30/2015

Experts say an evaluation for sleep apnea can save lives. (Credit: CBS 2)

Experts: Screening For Sleep Apnea Could Save Lives

You might suffer from sleep apnea, and a physicians’ group has advised doctors to check for the condition in a procedure that could save lives.

08/04/2014

Metro-North Railroad

Metro-North Plans To Evaluate All Engineers For Sleep Apnea

The move comes two weeks after a National Transportation Safety Board report revealed that the engineer in December’s deadly derailment has been diagnosed with severe sleep apnea.

04/22/2014

Inspire Upper Airway Stimulator (credit: inspiresleep.com)

Study: Experimental Device May Provide Relief For Sufferers Of Severe Sleep Apnea

Studies have linked sleep apnea to everything from obesity to heart attacks. The condition also causes sufferers to wake up dozens of times a night, putting those sleepy drivers at risk of having more car accidents.

01/09/2014

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No Lights At Night Can Help People With Sleep Apnea

TVs can cause significant sleep disruption, and even when they are off, lights from control boxes and alarm clocks can cause problems.

07/30/2013

Sleep Apnea Treatment

Breathe Easier: New Technology Treats Mild To Moderate Sleep Apnea

It used to be that doctors would recommend treating only severe sleep apnea, but TV 10-55’s Katie McGee took a look at a new study which found that even people with mile to moderate apnea can get relief from treatment.

07/27/2012

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New Laser Treatment, Developed By NYC Doctor, May Cure Chronic Bad Breath

A new treatment may cure the problem of halitosis, or chronic bad breath. Dr. Yosef Krespi explained the causes of the stench and his new laser procedure to TV 10-55’ss Katie McGee.

07/18/2012

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Seen At 11: New Technology May Help Reduce Snoring, Sleep Apnea

Snoring can be loud and disruptive, it can make your partner miserable, and it can also be a sign of a serious breathing disorder. Sleep apnea can cause a person to temporarily stop breathing, it affects millions but a new treatment may silence the snoring.

05/23/2012

Joe Bastianich (file / credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Restauranteur Joe Bastianich Running In 4th NYC Marathon

There is at least one runner in this Sunday’s New York City Marathon who eats for a living,

11/03/2011

Health Watch

HealthWatch: New Study Sheds Light On Sleep Apnea

For some people, no amount of shut-eye seems to add up to a good night’s sleep, but as CBS 2’s Dr. Holly Phillips reports, it may be more than a matter of fatigue.

CBS 2–07/12/2010