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Struggling with your memory or vision? The solution may be easier than you think

Many of us have experienced bouts of forgetfulness at one point or another, but a sudden lack of recollection can be troubling and even dangerous. The same goes for trouble with vision/focus/perception. These symptoms, which mirror the effects of alcohol, are often caused by sleep deprivation. A UCLA study found that sleep deprivation may actually -->

Sleep Apnea Linked to Truck Crashes

Stephen Burks, the principal investigator of the Truckers & Turnover Project at the University of Minnesota, published interesting and possibly lifesaving findings of a study comparing truckers who suffer from sleep apnea and drivers without the condition.  “The rate of serious, preventable crashes was five times higher among truckers with sleep apnea who didn’t use -->