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2014-08-25 06:59:05

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A group of US pediatricians is encouraging middle schools and high schools to delay their start times by as much as an hour to avoid the physical and mental issues that can arise as a result of sleep deprivation. According to Andrew M. Seaman of Reuters Health, a new policy statement issued Monday by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) said that schools should start no earlier than 8:30am, as previous research suggested that...

2014-05-06 23:09:24

Resource Center Offers Disorder Facts, Symptoms and Treatment Options Arlington, VA (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 The National Sleep Foundation (NSF) launched a new website today, http://www.sleepfoundation.org/shift-work, to help individuals suffering from Shift Work Disorder, a sleeping disorder that affects individuals whose jobs require work that falls outside of the traditional 9-5 day. The website is an educational and informational resource center, with content focused on both symptoms and...

2014-04-15 23:01:07

Dental Sleep Medicine education, instrumentation, and in-office training company, Sleep Group Solutions, help to raise awareness of Sleep Apnea Awareness Day by offering discounted sleep courses and specials on oral appliances from Respire Medical. Happy Sleep Apnea Awareness Day! Hollywood, FL (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 April 18th is an important date in the history of treatment of obstructive sleep apnea. On this day in 1981, Colin Sullivan published the results of a small study (five...

2014-03-05 12:27:30

NORFOLK, Va., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rolling our clocks forward for daylight saving time on March 9 means more time in the sunshine in the coming months. Losing a little sleep may not seem important--but for the nearly 70 million Americans who routinely experience ongoing sleep problems, they can encounter more serious health complications down the line. As March 2-9 is National Sleep Awareness Week 2014, ValueOptions(®), Inc., a health improvement company specializing in...

sleepy student
2014-03-03 05:30:55

WASHINGTON, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Although sleep problems persist among many American children, parents can make a difference by setting boundaries around electronics use, enforcing rules and setting a good example. These are the latest findings from the National Sleep Foundation's (NSF) Sleep in America® poll, an annual study that began in 1991. The 2014 poll took a deeper look into the sleep practices and beliefs of the modern family with school-aged children. "For children, a...

2014-02-27 23:25:17

Respected legal veteran creates health law firm to focus on the needs of the healthcare industry. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Nationally recognized healthcare and corporate attorney Daniel B. Brown has opened The Daniel Brown Law Group, LLC in Atlanta, Georgia. The new health law firm focuses on providing regulatory and business solutions for a wide range of local, regional and national providers of health care services. Brown brings 30 years of legal experience to the new...

2014-01-16 23:29:38

Company to Begin Testing Airline Pilots Per New FAA Policy Houston, TX (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Apnix Sleep Diagnostics has recently announced new methods for testing for sleep apnea and other sleep disorders. According to the National Sleep Foundation nearly 70 million Americans suffer from some sort of sleep disorder. What's more, at least a quarter of all men suffer from sleep apnea. It's an unfortunate fact that many of those with sleep apnea often go undiagnosed and the...

2013-10-29 23:33:08

“Polar Pillow” was featured on NewsWatch as part of its popular segment, Tech Report, that takes a look at the latest and coolest technology products and services available to consumers. Andrew Tropeano, host of Tech Report, conducted the product review and shared with viewers how the Polar Pillow can help consumers sleep better. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 “Polar Pillow” was featured on NewsWatch as part of its popular segment, Tech Report, that takes a look at the...


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