In this “Medical Minute” segment, WABE senior correspondent Jim Burress and medical analyst Dr Ford Vox talk about home-based testing for sleep apnea.

It’s worrisome enough to the New York Metropolitan Transit Authority that they’ll offer testing to all 20,000 of their employees who have hands at the controls. Now highly reliable, home-based sleep testing stands to make this effort far more practical, and cheaper, and it may be an option for everyday consumers too.