MTA Orders Expanded Screening for Sleep Apnea

MTA Orders Expanded Screening for Sleep Apnea

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced plans Monday to spend millions of dollars to screen employees for a health condition that can have deadly consequences.

The move comes three years after the deadly Spuyten Duyvil Metro-North crash — blamed in part on the engineer’s undiagnosed sleep apnea.

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Source: CBS New York – http://newyork.cbslocal.com/