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2012-07-19 23:01:33

Sleep Group Solutions continues to grow, quickly becoming the largest dental sleep medicine company in the USA. (PRWEB) July 19, 2012 Dentists across the country are participating in dental continuing education courses, which teach dental professionals how to screen and treat snoring and sleep apnea, through Oral Appliance Therapy (OAT).  With such a high demand for quality sleep courses, Sleep Group Solutions continues to grow as the leader in complete sleep protocol...

2012-07-09 23:01:31

Cuddledown, a fine bedding company located in Maine, has created an informative infographic outlining all the hazards of dirty bed sheets as well as the benefits of sleeping on fresh, clean, comfortable sheets. Portland, Maine (PRWEB) July 09, 2012 Although sleeping on clean sheets may seem like an obvious health benefit, a poll by the National Sleep Foundation showed that 73% of people sleep better on fresh sheets. In addition, 85% of people reported improved sleep and 73% said they had...

2012-05-06 23:00:18

Several participants in the Trivedi Master Wellness programs who have previously suffered from chronic sleep disorders are now giving full credit to the Energy Transmissions associated with these programs for having restored their ability to finally reach a state of lasting, peaceful sleep. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) May 06, 2012 Could sleep disorder be inhibiting people from getting the promotion they have been reaching for or simply enjoying the quality of life that people are working so hard...

2012-03-16 23:01:56

New research finds an optimal number of hours of sleep by student age in relation to test scores. Sleep Training Solutions, a leading infant and child sleep consulting company, educates parents about the importance of sleep and helps families across the country solve challenging child sleep problems. Winnetka, IL (PRWEB) March 15, 2012 A recent study conducted by Brigham Young University reveals that there is a statistically significant relationship between sleep and test scores in children...

2012-03-15 07:00:00

According to Dr. Benjamin Gerson, presenter at the National Sleep Foundation Sleep Health & Safety Conference, employee training, education, and sleep disorder management is crucial in managing fatigue, but must be under the employee´s control. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) March 15, 2012 “Only sleep takes care of sleepiness,” commented Dr. Benjamin Gerson, presenter and program committee member at the 2012 National Sleep Foundation Sleep Health & Safety Conference in...

2012-03-05 12:24:24

Sleepy pilots, train operators and drivers The people we trust to take us or our loved ones from place to place struggle with sleep, according to the National Sleep Foundation's (NSF) 2012 Sleep in America® poll. It is the first poll to ask transportation professionals, including pilots, train operators,* truck, bus, taxi and limo drivers about their sleep habits and work performance. Pilots and train operators are most likely to report sleep-related job performance and safety...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'