The Sleep Apnea Business Is Booming, And Insurers Aren’t Happy

Sleep apnea is a condition that can raise the risk of several serious illnesses, including heart disease. Testing for the condition is a lucrative business, and sleep labs have sprung up across the country. But as spending skyrockets, insurers are rethinking how they pay for testing to curb costs.

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The Sleep Apnea Business Is Booming, And Insurers Aren’t Happy

Sleep apnea is a condition that can raise the risk of several serious illnesses, including heart disease. Testing for the condition is a lucrative business, and sleep labs have sprung up across the country. But as spending skyrockets, insurers are rethinking how they pay for testing to curb costs.

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Sleep Problems in Police Officers Take Heavy Toll

More than a third of police officers have a sleep disorder, and those who do are more likely to experience heart disease, problems with job performance and rage toward suspects and citizens, a new study suggests.

Climate Conference Goes Into Overtime

Negotiators from 194 nations worked straight through a second night, parsing drafts and seeking compromises to map out the future pathway to fight global warming. Delegates, working on little sleep, huddled with allies to prepare for a decisive meeting later Saturday.

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More Accidental Drug Poisonings of Children

The growing use of prescription drugs by adults, from pain relievers to sleep aids and heart drugs, has led to an increase in accidental drug poisonings of children, new research shows.