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National Football League (NFL) players get used to excellent medical care during their playing days as high profile athletes, and that yearning for the best continues into retirement. Plenty of cowboys from the ranch, and even a few from the gridiron, find their way...

Sugg – Four Decades and No End in Sight

National Football League (NFL) players get used to excellent medical care during their playing days as high profile athletes, and that yearning for the best continues into retirement. Plenty of cowboys from the ranch, and even a few from the gridiron, find their way...

Paul Van Walleghem, DDS, has been with the American Sleep & Breathing Academy (ASBA) from the start. As credentialing director for the ASBA, Van Walleghem has shepherded numerous dentists to Diplomate status, a crucial step in starting or cementing key relationships with sleep physicians....

Opening Doors With ASBA Diplomate Status

Paul Van Walleghem, DDS, has been with the American Sleep & Breathing Academy (ASBA) from the start. As credentialing director for the ASBA, Van Walleghem has shepherded numerous dentists to Diplomate status, a crucial step in starting or cementing key relationships with sleep physicians....

Former All-Pro wide receiver Roy Green and offensive lineman Derek Kennard were teammates who shared the huddle while with the St. Louis/Phoenix Cardinals from 1986 to 1990. Since then, they’ve shared a friendship. After discovering he had sleep apnea, an aliment which causes stoppages...

The Next Generation of You: Roy Green

Former All-Pro wide receiver Roy Green and offensive lineman Derek Kennard were teammates who shared the huddle while with the St. Louis/Phoenix Cardinals from 1986 to 1990. Since then, they’ve shared a friendship. After discovering he had sleep apnea, an aliment which causes stoppages...

Much like the growing awareness surrounding brain trauma and its effects, the problem of poor sleep is gaining traction in the public eye. The NFLPA’s Professional Athletes Foundation, The Living Heart Foundation and Pro Player Health Alliance ) work together with former NFL players...

Professional Athletes Foundation – Proper Sleep is More Than a Curfew

Much like the growing awareness surrounding brain trauma and its effects, the problem of poor sleep is gaining traction in the public eye. The NFLPA’s Professional Athletes Foundation, The Living Heart Foundation and Pro Player Health Alliance ) work together with former NFL players...

The National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) Former Players Convention is an annual meeting for retired NFL players who come together for days of “innovative professional and personal development workshops, networking, guest speakers and family fun”. A growing topic among the former player community, as well...

NFLPA Annual Meeting: Dr. Shad Morris, DMD, Sets Example For Sleep Dentists Nationally In Former NFL Player Health Assessment

The National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) Former Players Convention is an annual meeting for retired NFL players who come together for days of “innovative professional and personal development workshops, networking, guest speakers and family fun”. A growing topic among the former player community, as well...

The National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) chose Las Vegas, NV to host its annual meeting for player representatives March 2018. Along with usual discussions of player wages, benefits, and positional elections, the Living Heart Foundation offers a free health screening for former players...

ASBA Diplomate Dr. Shad Morris Selected to be Top Sleep Dentist in Former Player Health Screening/Testing at NFLPA’s Annual Meeting

The National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) chose Las Vegas, NV to host its annual meeting for player representatives March 2018. Along with usual discussions of player wages, benefits, and positional elections, the Living Heart Foundation offers a free health screening for former players...

Rani Ben-David, president and founder of Sleep Group Solutions (SGS), Hollywood, Fla, wants SGS seminar attendees to learn from the best, particularly from those who actually practice dental sleep medicine. “Most of the SGS speakers/teachers are diplomates of the American Sleep and Breathing Academy...

Teachers and Diplomates: “Who Practice What They Teach”

Rani Ben-David, president and founder of Sleep Group Solutions (SGS), Hollywood, Fla, wants SGS seminar attendees to learn from the best, particularly from those who actually practice dental sleep medicine. “Most of the SGS speakers/teachers are diplomates of the American Sleep and Breathing Academy...

ORLANDO, FL – The American Sleep and Breathing Academy’s work with the National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) continued last month prior to the NFL’s Pro Bowl game in Orlando, Florida. The relationship has led to real benefits for NFL players while continuing to...

ASBA Participates at Pro Bowl Screening 2018 in Orlando, FL

ORLANDO, FL – The American Sleep and Breathing Academy’s work with the National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) continued last month prior to the NFL’s Pro Bowl game in Orlando, Florida. The relationship has led to real benefits for NFL players while continuing to...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The long push to get federal certainty in the diagnosis and treatment of obstructive sleep apnea in transportation workers came a step closer last week. In a meeting with the staff of Rep. Anna Eshoo, Dr. Elliott J. Alpher asked for...

ASBA campaign for “Dental Sleep Medicine Expert to the Medical Review Board” appointment

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The long push to get federal certainty in the diagnosis and treatment of obstructive sleep apnea in transportation workers came a step closer last week. In a meeting with the staff of Rep. Anna Eshoo, Dr. Elliott J. Alpher asked for...

LAS VEGAS – Can a chronic condition such as sleep disordered breathing be eliminated? It’s ultimately a scientific question, but Dave Singh, DMD, PhD, DDSc, is also quick to point out that the answer is not a threat to anyone’s livelihood. “No one is...

Sleep & Wellness Conference Keynote Speech – A Cure for Sleep Apnea?

LAS VEGAS – Can a chronic condition such as sleep disordered breathing be eliminated? It’s ultimately a scientific question, but Dave Singh, DMD, PhD, DDSc, is also quick to point out that the answer is not a threat to anyone’s livelihood. “No one is...