Latest International Sleep Products Association Stories

2014-05-15 08:33:37

Recent Better Sleep Council research uncovers consumers' shopping hang-ups and explores sleep deprivation in America ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study from the Better Sleep Council shows that hesitation to shop for new mattresses may be impacting what the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has declared a sleep loss epidemic in America. The recent Better Sleep Council qualitative study compiled firsthand accounts of sleep loss and identified consumers' core...

2013-05-16 23:00:10

Mattress and sleep blog BedEd.org offers its latest guide, a how to overview for buying a mattress online complete with helpful tips and recommendations. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 When those unfamiliar with process think of buying a mattress online, there is often an assumption of inherent riskiness. In the modern internet marketplace, however, consumers have a range of tools to aid in getting a good bed and can often find products of similar or better quality at lower prices than...

2013-04-01 23:04:23

Stores Unveil Green Living Initiative and Mattress Recycling Program, In Partnership with Spring Back Recycling. Winfield, WV (PRWEB) April 01, 2013 Discarded mattresses are clogging the nation´s landfills. Mattress retailers Sleep Outfitters, Mattress Warehouse and Mattress King, in conjunction with Spring Back Recycling, are doing something about it — they´re making sure old mattresses never make it to the landfill. With a mission of keeping mattresses out of landfills,...

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...

2011-04-16 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...

2011-01-05 15:02:00

MEBANE, N.C., Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sleep to Live Institute today convened Sleep Summit 2011 in New York City featuring world-renowned sleep experts. Panelists presented the latest scientific research on sleep, the role of good sleep habits in overall health and provided solutions for consumers on how to achieve a good night's sleep. Sleep Summit 2011 included veteran medical journalists Nancy Snyderman, M.D., and Bob Arnot, M.D., as well as leading sleep researchers Robert...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.