Pennsylvania truck drivers may be interested to learn that Congressional Democrats have urged the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to resume working on a rule that would provide screening criteria and treatment protocols for sleep apnea. The FMCSA announced that it had tabled the rule in August 2017.
Older people in Pennsylvania and around the country may not be properly diagnosed in the early stages of age-related macular degeneration. AMD is a serious problem for people ages 50 and older and is the main cause of vision loss in that age group. According to a study conducted by researchers at the University of Alabama, one-quarter of the patients in the study who had been told they had normal vision were actually suffering from AMD.