Latest National Sleep Foundation Stories

2009-11-01 23:00:00

National Sleep Foundation Launches Annual Drowsy Driving Prevention Week to Prevent Fall-Asleep Crashes With Tips and Countermeasures.

2009-10-27 08:04:00

STAMFORD, Conn., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- According to a recent survey*, an overwhelming 60 percent of Americans are not satisfied with their current way of waking up.

2009-09-08 09:30:00

SOMERSET, N.J., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Meda Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Meda) today announced the commercial availability of EDLUAR(TM) (zolpidem tartrate sublingual tablets) in the United States.

2009-06-23 08:00:00

More than 100,000 crashes each year are caused by fatigued drivers MONTVALE, N.J., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Drowsy driving is one of the most vexing problems involving traffic safety with more than 60 percent of working Americans admitting to driving while feeling sleepy and 37 percent to actually falling asleep at the wheel, in the past year according to the 2008 National Sleep Foundation's Sleep in America poll.

2009-05-19 07:06:00

Dr. Donnica Moore Translates Sleep Facts from Fiction WASHINGTON, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Sleep Foundation announced today that, together with sanofi-aventis U.S., it has joined forces with renowned women's health expert Dr.

2009-05-18 10:36:00

MOS Sleep Scale Now Available for Use in Clinical Trials and Population Health Monitoring LINCOLN, R.I., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- There are few things as vital to health and well-being as a good night's sleep.

2009-05-06 13:48:00

LOS ANGELES, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Sit 'n Sleep, the sponsor of the recently-launched website SleepBook.com, announces an impressive level of user engagement for the new site.

2009-03-30 07:00:00

Sleep Loss Costs Economy up to $15 Billion Each Year According to the Better Sleep Council DALLAS, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Now more than ever, Americans need their shut-eye. Unfortunately, sleep is usually one of the first things people scrimp on when time is short and stress is high.

2009-03-05 12:53:00

CHANHASSEN, Minn., March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- AmericInn(R) International, LLC officially kicks off "Sleep Better America," the hotel chain's new sleep advocacy and awareness campaign, with the launch of http://www.sleepbetteramerica.net.

2009-03-03 11:00:00

Renewed efforts to reach physicians coincide with Sleep Awareness Week SAN CARLOS, Calif., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The current economic downturn has hurt more than America's wallets--it's hurt sleep habits as well.

Word of the Day
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.