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Sleep Apnea Treatment Is an Urgent Medical Need

If you have sleep apnea, you might be considering postponing getting treatment until later because of the coronavirus pandemic. While many people focus on some of the long-term risks of sleep apnea, such as increased dementia and cancer risk, it’s important to understand that not all of the consequences of sleep apnea [...]

By |April 8th, 2020|Sleep Apnea, Workplace Safety|Comments Off on Sleep Apnea Treatment Is an Urgent Medical Need

Football Helmets Not Designed to Protect from Concussions

When football helmets were introduced, they immediately accomplished their primary goal: they all but eliminated open-head injuries from the sport. Since then, they have been considerably updated, but new research suggests that they may be inadequate to protect against the primary head injury of concern in the NFL and amateurs alike: concussions. Concussions are a [...]

By |August 27th, 2015|Concussion, Headache, NFL, Workplace Safety|Comments Off on Football Helmets Not Designed to Protect from Concussions

Sleep Apnea Doubles the Risk of Workplace Injury

Recent research shows that sleep apnea doubles the risk of workplace injury, making it more dangerous than other sleep problems. With this increased risk, it’s important for workers who are at risk of harming themselves and others to get sleep apnea treatment. Linking Accidents and Apnea Researchers in this study started by recruiting [...]

By |July 15th, 2015|Sleep Apnea, Workplace Safety|Comments Off on Sleep Apnea Doubles the Risk of Workplace Injury

Working While Sleepy -Dangerous for You and Those Around You

People don’t always think about the fact that sleep affects you not only during the night but throughout your entire day. We’ve all had nights where we don’t sleep well and the next day we find that we are sluggish, tired, and lacking the normal energy levels that we usually have. Usually our concentration is [...]

By |May 23rd, 2011|Sleep Apnea, Workplace Safety|Comments Off on Working While Sleepy -Dangerous for You and Those Around You