Biden using CPAP machine for sleep apnea, officials say

Posted on AllSides June 28th, 2023
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U.S. President Joe Biden has begun using a continuous positive airway pressure machine, or CPAP, to address a long-standing problem with sleep apnea, White House officials said on Wednesday.

"Since 2008, the president has disclosed his history with sleep apnea in thorough medical reports. He used a CPAP machine last night, which is common for people with that history," White House spokesperson Andrew Bates said.

Another White House official said Biden had begun using the CPAP machine in recent weeks to improve his sleep quality.

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