The Yeshiva World Train Derailment Fuels Sleep Apnea Screening Talks « » Frum Jewish News

On May 19, 2014, in Sleep Apnea, by admin

A deadly Metro-North train derailment last year in which the “dazed” engineer was found to have sleep apnea has pushed the commuter railroad to look into establishing screening for the condition, which could include measuring operators’ necks and asking them and their spouses about snoring habits. Metro-North spokesman Aaron Donovan confirmed that the railroad that […]

NFL conducts sleep apnea screening

On May 7, 2014, in Sleep Apnea, by admin

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Dr. Elliott Alpher Conducts Sleep Apnea Screening at NFL Hope Project

On May 5, 2014, in Sleep Apnea, by admin

Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 The National Football Leagues Player’s Association (NFLPA), Heart, Obesity, Pulmonary & Education (HOPE), The Living Heart Foundation and Dr. Elliott Alpher of the Alpher Center, specialist in sleep disorders and jaw pain, screened NFL players and former Redskin players for sleep apnea at the George Washington University Hospital on […]

CHEO researchers pioneer new screening method for children with sleep apnea

On April 2, 2014, in Sleep Apnea, by admin

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New screening tool to diagnose common sleep problem in children

On April 1, 2014, in Sleep Apnea, by admin

Home Pediatrics April 1, 2014 Clinical investigators at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) have developed a new screening tool to help diagnose obstructive sleep apnea in children. Their findings are published in Pediatric Pulmonology. Evidence suggests that adults with a large neck circumference are more likely to develop obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), especially […]

Retired NFL Players Health Screening To Be Held In Washington DC Hosted By Living Heart …

On March 22, 2014, in Sleep Apnea, by admin

Washington D.C. (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 May 12th, 2014 marks the next health screening for former NFL players hosted by Living Heart Foundation (LHF) and Pro Player Health Alliance (PPHA). Dr. Elliott Alpher, Sleep Director of the American Sleep and Breathing Academy (ASBA) Dental Division, is said to be a key speaker at the event. […]

NFL Legends Eric Dickerson, Marcus Allen, Roy Green And More Attend Health Screening With …

On February 24, 2014, in Sleep Apnea, by admin

Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 The Living Heart Foundation continued their HOPE Program Screenings at Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, AZ on February 22, 2014 with the added star power of Eric Dickerson, Marcus Allen and Roy Green. The event, sponsored by Pro Player Health Alliance and the NFLPA, was considered a huge success gathering […]

Local Healdsburg Dentist Now Offering Sleep Apnea Screening …

On December 10, 2013, in Sleep Apnea, by admin

Healdsburg, CA (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Healdsburg dentist, Will Brogdon, DDS, of Healdsburg Family and Implant Dentistry, has recently announced that he is now screening, treating and offering alternative therapies to the Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) machine for patients suffering from obstructive sleep apnea, working in conjunction with local sleep physcians. Dr. Brogdon first […]

FAA Will Require Sleep Apnea Screening For Obese Pilots

On November 29, 2013, in Sleep Apnea, by admin

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Mandatory Pilot Obesity/Sleep Apnea Screening: New FAA Policy …

On November 28, 2013, in Sleep Apnea, by admin

On November 20, 2013, Fred Tilton, the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Federal Air Surgeon, announced a New Obstructive Sleep Apnea Policy1 (Policy) the FAA will be “releasing shortly.”2 Under the Policy, aviation medical examiners (AMEs) must calculate the Body Mass Index (BMI) – a method for identifying obesity – for every pilot.  Pilots with a […]

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