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2014-12-15 03:00:45

A new study shows that paid work time is the primary waking activity exchanged for sleep and suggests that chronic sleep loss potentially could be prevented by strategies that make work start times more flexible.

2014-10-21 23:03:38

Recent high-profile motor vehicle accidents have brought national attention to the dangers of drowsy driving.

Sleep Apnea Severity Impacts Risk Of Resistant High Blood Pressure
2014-08-18 03:20:28

A new study shows a strong association between severe, untreated obstructive sleep apnea and the risk of elevated blood pressure despite the use of high blood pressure medications.

2014-08-12 08:31:34

Life-Threatening Sleep Illness Afflicts at Least 25 Million Americans - and Counting DARIEN, Ill., Aug.

2014-08-01 10:44:07

Researchers who studied 100 twin pairs have identified a gene mutation that may allow the carrier to function normally on less than six hours of sleep per night.

2014-07-02 23:07:17

Academy Diagnostics, a regional leader in pediatric and adult sleep and EEG services, achieves the international gold-standard for quality and safety.

2014-06-10 12:29:32

Effects of Drowsiness Similar to Alcohol Consumption DARIEN, Ill., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A highway collision that left comedian Tracy Morgan in critical condition and killed his mentor

2014-06-03 23:09:58

Somnoware Healthcare Systems Inc., the leading provider of cloud based software for the sleep wellness and sleep medicine industry, has reached an exclusive agreement with Welltrinsic Sleep Network,

2014-05-12 08:33:16

Adequate Sleep as Critical to Overall Health as Nutrition, Exercise DARIEN, Ill., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A nationwide "Sleep Well, Be Well" campaign is being launched today

Stroke, Cancer And Death More Likely In Those With Severe Sleep Apnea
2014-04-15 07:40:00

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine has released a 20 year follow-up study of sleep apnea which reveals that moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is independently associated with an increased risk of stroke, cancer and death.


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