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2009-07-13 09:00:00

GARDENA, Calif., July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Sit 'n Sleep, the mattress superstore dedicated to providing a good night's sleep to millions of Southern Californians, today launched a new campaign focused on educating consumers around the link between the right mattress and improved sleep health and well-being. Widely-known for its ubiquitous advertising campaigns touting the best prices in town, Sit 'n Sleep's new strategic direction and corresponding advertising campaign encourage consumers to...

2009-06-02 15:16:00

LOS ANGELES, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- According to data from thousands of recent sleep survey respondents, SleepBook.com has found that residents in Southern California are just not getting enough ZZZs. Visitors to SleepBook.com are asked to fill out a short survey about their sleep habits, after which they are able to download a customized sleep book full of personal suggestions for improving sleep duration and quality. To date, almost 13,000 people have responded to the Sleep Book...

2009-05-06 13:48:00

LOS ANGELES, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Sit 'n Sleep, the sponsor of the recently-launched website SleepBook.com, announces an impressive level of user engagement for the new site. Since SleepBook.com's launch less than one month ago, more than 5,500 southern California sleepers have downloaded personalized versions of their very own sleep book. Why the enthusiastic response? It could be that the continuing recession is keeping people up at night. According to the National Sleep Foundation's...

2009-04-14 13:45:00

LOS ANGELES, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Sit 'n Sleep announces its sponsorship of SleepBook.com -- a new educational web site designed to educate people about the importance of quality sleep. Site visitors are encouraged to take a short, but comprehensive survey about their sleep habits. Once the survey is complete, a free, customized "Sleep Book" of approximately 35 to 40 pages is generated and delivered to the user's inbox. Sleep Book users have two sleep survey choices -- instant or...

2009-02-21 23:06:17

Mehmet Okur scored 25 points Saturday night to lead the Jazz to a 102-88 win over New Orleans in Utah's first game since the death of team owner Larry Miller. Miller died Friday at 64 of complications from type 2 diabetes. Deron Williams had 20 points and 13 assists, Paul Millsap had 12 points and 10 rebounds and Ronnie Brewer had 16 points for the Jazz, who won their fourth straight game and their seventh out of eight. Chris Paul led the Hornets with 24 points and seven assists. David West...

2009-02-20 19:55:21

Utah Jazz owner Larry Miller died in Salt Lake City Friday following a lengthy fight against type 2 diabetes, the team said. He was 64. In a brief statement, the Jazz said Miller was surrounded by family at his home when he died. Miller owned the NBA franchise for the last 23 years. He also founded Larry H. Miller Charities, a foundation funded by monthly contributions from his business ventures. Larry and (wife) Gail have always stressed the importance of giving back to the communities in...

2009-02-20 19:55:21

Utah Jazz owner Larry Miller died in Salt Lake City Friday following a lengthy fight against type 2 diabetes, the team said. He was 64. In a brief statement, the Jazz said Miller was surrounded by family at his home when he died. Miller owned the NBA franchise for the last 23 years. He also founded Larry H. Miller Charities, a foundation funded by monthly contributions from his business ventures. Larry and (wife) Gail have always stressed the importance of giving back to the communities in...

2008-07-18 06:00:20

By Heather May, The Salt Lake Tribune Jul. 18--Diabetic patients rarely end up in the hospital for more than a month like Larry Miller. But the Jazz owner and business magnate's poor health underscores the seriousness of a disease that continues to grow in Utah. Since Miller was admitted to an unspecified hospital June 10, Miller's family has not said what ails him but have attributed his stay to complications from diabetes. In announcing Miller's hospitalization in June, his oldest son,...


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