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2012-11-13 12:30:04

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent survey conducted by the Better Sleep Council to learn about couples' sleep habits and problems shows that 26 percent of U.S. couples get a better night's sleep when they're alone in bed versus sleeping with their partner. "Most people would agree that a lack of sleep can cause grumpiness and irritability, but The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention went so far as to declare insufficient sleep 'a public health epidemic,'"...

2012-05-01 10:25:21

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A national survey by the Better Sleep Council (BSC) found that 61 percent of Americans and a whopping 79 percent of women would rather get a good night's sleep than have sex. The survey also found that nearly half of Americans fall asleep somewhere other than their bed at least once a week, and about 11 percent fall asleep somewhere other than their bed every day. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120501/CL98559) So where are people...

2011-08-30 06:00:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A study conducted by The Better Sleep Council (BSC; United States) and The Sleep Council (United Kingdom) found alarming results about parents' beliefs on the importance of sleep in their children's lives, aged 7-18. The partnership warns a child's well-being could be at risk due to lack of education about the importance of sleep. The two organizations conducted the international survey to discover perceptions about children's classroom...

2011-08-11 06:00:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Better Sleep Council (BSC) cautions that teenagers around the world are exhibiting symptoms of Zombieitis, otherwise known as sleep deprivation, at unprecedented rates! (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110811/CG50742) The only hope for a cure to Zombieitis for these unsuspecting teens is 9-10 hours of quality sleep. August marks the beginning of the BSC's program targeting one of the highest risk groups during this time of...

2011-07-12 09:00:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Better Sleep Council (BSC) warns that brides throughout the world are developing Zombieitis at unprecedented rates! Zombieitis, a condition triggered by sleep deprivation, can cause sufferers to exhibit Zombie-like symptoms, including bags under the eyes, weight gain, slow gait, distracted disposition and apathy. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110712/CG33401) The BSC is dedicated to eradicating Zombieitis, and this wedding...

2011-05-19 23:05:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Better Sleep Council (BSC), as part of its Stop Zombieitis! campaign to inform the public about the sleep deprivation epidemic gripping America, has designated Friday, May 20, as the official "Stop Zombieitis!" Awareness Day. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110520/CG05986LOGO) Beginning at midnight on Friday morning, the BSC will begin a grass-roots effort to identify and locate, through social networks, those who complain of...

2011-04-16 00:00:27

With only 30 percent of Americans getting the recommended seven to eight hours of sleep each night, the Better Sleep Council is announcing a public awareness campaign to stop the growing epidemic of sleep deprivation. The campaign will identify sleep deprived people for what they are - zombies! The Stop Zombieitis! campaign launches as part of Better Sleep Month in May 2011. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) April 15, 2011 The Better Sleep Council (BSC), in conjunction with the International Sleep...

2010-11-29 17:30:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Better Sleep Council (http://www.bettersleep.org), the consumer education arm of the International Sleep Products Association, today announced Suite 7 (http://www.suite7.tv), its seven-episode anthology web series created to heighten consumer awareness of the important role proper sleep plays in overall health and well-being, will premiere December 17th. Suite 7 will be distributed online by MyLifetime.com and will be available for stream...

2009-05-05 04:00:00

Better Sleep Council and Council for Responsible Nutrition Issue Simple Steps to Sleep Better and Stress Less ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- As stress from economic anxiety mounts, the Better Sleep Council (BSC) and the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) have joined forces for Better Sleep Month in May to help consumers enjoy a stress-less, good night's sleep. In order to get the best rest possible and help relieve stress, the BSC and CRN say it's essential for Americans to...

2009-02-11 11:10:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- A good night's sleep can do wonders for yourself and your relationship. Here's more on how catching a few more zzz's in bed can increase the love connection this Valentine's Day. Listen to this report from the Better Sleep Council at: http://inr.mediaseed.tv/oneClip_C/?feed=7E0KmviyT9LW2v0hfAgy3p72EXQ2__rd Registered journalists can access video, audio, text, graphics and photos for free and unrestricted use at http://www.mediaseed.tv. 02DC09-0030 SOURCE...