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Latest National Sleep Foundation Stories

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...

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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...

2013-11-13 12:27:26

Insufficient Sleep Identified as Impacting Nearly Every Public Health Indicator DARIEN, Ill., Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) is partnering with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on a new project to increase awareness of sleep illness and the importance of sufficient sleep. The long-term goal of the National Healthy Sleep Awareness Project is to promote widespread and measurable public behavior changes...

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...

2013-09-13 12:26:48

Easy-to-install ROXUL SAFE'n'SOUND soundproofing insulation effectively minimizes noise transfer between rooms ATLANTA, Sept. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- All around us, life is getting louder. As most homeowners know, the sounds of portable electronics, blaring music and snoring spouses can quickly invade peaceful rooms, making them less than relaxing. Without the ability to find quiet refuge at home, exposure to unwanted or intrusive noise can cause irritability, concentration loss and...

People Don't Sleep Enough
2013-09-03 16:05:08

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new international poll from the National Sleep Foundation (NSF) found stark differences in sleeping habits among residents of the United States, Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom, Germany and Japan for people between the ages of 25 and 55 years old. While the Americans and Japanese in the study reported having the least amount of sleep during the week on average, Canadians and Mexicans reported the most, at just over seven hours per...

2013-07-02 23:24:20

Dr. Gerson will chair the 2014 Sleep Health & Safety Conference as well as participate in the NSF Development Committee. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 Dr. Benjamin Gerson, who was the chair of the 2013 Sleep Health & Safety Conference program, has been appointed to the National Sleep Foundation’s Board of Directors and will serve on the Development Committee as well as chair the 2014 conference. Dr. Gerson was instrumental in coordinating the speakers from various...