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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...

2011-02-17 08:34:00

BOSTON, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sleep HealthCenters has recently expanded its collaboration agreement with Faulkner Hospital and Brigham and Women's Physicians Organization to jointly promote the existing sleep medicine program at Faulkner Hospital. Sleep HealthCenters will continue to work with Faulkner Hospital and Brigham and Women's Physicians Organization (BWPO) by providing comprehensive sleep medicine services. The expanded collaboration will include sleep health education,...

2011-01-27 08:15:00

MIAMI, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Phyhealth Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: PYHH), today announced that it has launched a new subsidiary, Phyhealth Sleep Care Corporation (Phyhealth Sleep Care). Phyhealth Sleep Care plans to own and operate sleep care centers in key markets across the country. The Sleep Care Centers are designed and equipped to diagnose and treat a wide variety of sleep disorders, including obstructive sleep apnea. Phyhealth Sleep Care Corporation will operate as a...

2011-01-24 23:00:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bedrooms are important to getting a good night's sleep, according to the first ever Bedroom Poll from the National Sleep Foundation. The poll found that Americans love their bedrooms and believe that comfort and cleanliness are fundamental to good sleep. Almost Half of Americans Are "Great Sleepers" While most Americans believe their bedrooms are important to good sleep, only about four in ten Americans (42%) are "great sleepers" who...

2010-12-14 10:02:00

STAMFORD, Conn., Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A new survey commissioned by Philips Consumer Lifestyle, a leader in products for well-being, reveals that most American office workers don't consistently get good sleep, which is affecting their on-the-job performance. Findings from the new 'Workplace Power Outage' Sleep Survey*, which looks at sleep patterns, habits and behaviors of white-collar office workers in the United States, challenge conventional assumptions about amount and...

2010-11-30 10:11:00

BOSTON, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- After a successful pilot program, Gordon Trucking has chosen Sleep HealthCenters to provide a nationwide comprehensive sleep apnea screening and treatment program. The program is designed to enhance roadway safety by improving the health of commercial drivers through education, diagnosis and treatment of sleep apnea. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100317/NE71501LOGO ) According to the National Sleep Foundation (NSF), it is estimated that...

2010-11-07 23:01:00

AURORA, Ill., Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Two out of every five drivers (41 percent) admit to having fallen asleep at the wheel at some point, with one in ten saying they've done so in the past year, according to a new AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety study. More than a quarter of those surveyed admitted they drove despite being so tired that they had difficulty keeping their eyes open in the previous month. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100506/AAACHILOGO) (Logo:...

2010-11-07 00:16:24

Drowsy Driving Prevention Week® kicks off Monday, Nov 6. The National Sleep Foundation public awareness campaign seeks to educate drivers about sleep safety. Drowsy driving involves about one in six deadly crashes; one in eight crashes resulting in hospitalization and one in 14 crashes in which a vehicle was towed. Atlanta, GA (Vocus) November 5, 2010 Monday, Nov. 6 kicks off Drowsy Driving Prevention Week®, a National Sleep Foundation public awareness campaign to educate drivers...

2010-11-05 00:00:39

Most Americans will benefit from the extra hour of sleep gained when time "falls back" this weekend. While the extra hour of rest may seem like a luxury, how does a sudden switch in time affect those seeking a healthy night's sleep? The Atlanta Sleep Medicine Clinic discusses how shifts in time change sleep patterns. Atlanta, GA (Vocus) November 4, 2010 Most Americans will benefit from the extra hour of sleep gained when time "falls back" this weekend. An estimated 70 million Americans...

2010-11-04 00:00:45

WizPill, a cutting edge new sleep aid pillow utilizes the most advanced and effective medical and scientific research to offer a new way to overcome sleep loss and feel more rested. The pillow utilizes bone conduction transducers, sleep-inducing sound waves, music therapy, oxygen therapy, ergonomic design and more to help the user gain from the many health benefits of quality sleep. New York, NY (Vocus) November 3, 2010 WizPill, the newest, most advanced sleep aid pillow, utilizes...


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