Description and analysis of how U.S. President and Chief Justice William Howard Taft suffered from sleep apnea, "a repeated decrease of airflow into the lungs during sleep," which causes sleeping problems. Taft suffered from sleep apnea because he weighed too much. Includes anecdotes about Taft's sleep apnea, and material about Taft's weight and weight loss. Also includes a bibliography. From a company that is "developing new ways to detect and manage sleep breathing disorders."