Tips for addressing commercial driver fatigue

Commercial motor vehicle drivers in Kentucky and across the U.S. face a number of safety hazards on the road, and one of them is their own drowsiness. Studies show that being awake for 18 consecutive hours is like having a BAC of .08; in other words, drowsy driving is similar to drunk driving in its […]

Insulin pumps part of urgent recall over potential dosing issues

Diabetes is a much more common medical condition than it once was, but there are also now many more options available to people with both forms of diabetes than there were years ago. Type 1 diabetes is a genetic condition that typically has childhood onset, while type 2 diabetes often develops later in life, potentially […]

Truckers with sleep apnea more likely to crash

Sleep apnea affects approximately 4% of people living in Kentucky and across the United States. However, studies show that a whopping 35% of truck drivers may suffer from the condition, which can lead to drowsy driving. There are three types of sleep apnea, but most truck drivers suffer from a form known as obstructive sleep […]