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2011-11-03 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly all drivers (96 percent) feel drowsy driving is an unacceptable behavior, yet almost a third (32 percent) admitted driving when they were so tired that they had difficulty keeping their eyes open in the past month, according to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety's 2011 safety culture survey. A study released last year by the AAA Foundation found that one of every six deadly crashes and one in eight crashes causing...

2011-09-20 09:58:00

BOSTON, Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sleep HealthCenters' National Services Group, a division of Sleep HealthCenters, announces that they have become the first multi-state Out of Center Sleep Testing (OCST) provider in the U.S. to receive accreditation by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100317/NE71501LOGO ) Out of Center Sleep Testing is defined as sleep testing performed in a location other than the sleep center, such as home...

2011-08-19 00:00:30

Friends Life Care, a non-profit Pennsylvania-based organization that provides unique long term care solutions, recently completes their enrichment workshop, Improving Sleep for Better Health, as part of its VigRâ“ž¢ program, which focuses on holistic approaches to healthy, active living. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) August 18, 2011 The long term care company Friends Life Care completes its workshop Improving Sleep for Better Health. This four-week workshop,...

2011-04-22 00:00:29

Biggest retail launch for the world's first performance bedding: a game-changing innovation inspired by the advanced technology of athletic performance fabrics San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 21, 2011 Having gained rapid acclaim fueled by word-of-mouth momentum, SHEEX, Inc. has announced that SHEEX Performance Sheets, the high-quality bedding engineered to help people Sleep Better and Play Better, are now available at select Bed Bath & Beyond stores nationwide and online at...

2011-04-19 07:00:00

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In today's busy world, people are striving to do more with less free time. As a result, Americans have become a sleep-deprived society, losing sight of not only how important a good night's sleep is to one's overall well-being, but also of the critical role a mattress plays in improving the quality of sleep. Recognizing America's continued struggle, Serta and the National Sleep Foundation (NSF) have joined forces on a groundbreaking...

2011-04-01 00:14:17

Russell Rosenberg, PhD, has been elected chairman of the National Sleep Foundation. Dr. Rosenberg will begin his one-year term as chairman on July 1. Atlanta, GA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 31, 2011 Russell Rosenberg, PhD, has been elected chairman of the National Sleep Foundation. Dr. Rosenberg will begin his one-year term as chairman on July 1. Dr. Rosenberg is a board certified sleep specialist with 26 years of clinical and research experience. He is the Founder and CEO of the Atlanta School of...

2011-03-09 08:36:43

(Ivanhoe Newswire) "“ Many Americans report dissatisfaction with their sleep during the week. The National Sleep Foundation (NSF) would reply that this is most  likely due to pervasive use of communication technology in the hour before bed, and that a significant number of Americans aren't getting the sleep they say they need and are searching for ways to cope. The poll found that 43% of Americans between the ages of 13 and 64 say they rarely or never get a good night's sleep on...

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2011-03-07 09:00:00

Roughly two-thirds of all Americans say that they are not getting enough sleep during the course of an average week, and according to a new National Sleep Foundation (NSF) poll, technology may be to blame. The results of the 2011 Sleep in America poll, which were released by the NSF on Monday, discovered that 43% of all Americans between the ages of 13 and 64 report that they rarely or never get a good night's sleep on weeknights, and 63% of them believe that their sleep needs are not being...

2011-03-06 23:01:00

National Sleep Foundation Releases Annual Sleep in America Poll Exploring Connections with Communications Technology Use and Sleep WASHINGTON, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2011 Sleep in America® poll released today by the National Sleep Foundation (NSF) finds pervasive use of communications technology in the hour before bed. It also finds that a significant number of Americans aren't getting the sleep they say they need and are searching for ways to cope....

2011-03-03 00:00:29

Researchers at NeuroTrials, a nationally known sleep research center in Atlanta are using a new driving simulator to study the influence of insomnia on driving. Atlanta, GA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 02, 2011 Researchers at NeuroTrials, a nationally recognized sleep research center in Atlanta are using a new driving simulator to study the influence of insomnia on driving. The simulator, which functions in a controlled environment at the research center, tests both healthy sleepers and insomniacs...