Latest National Sleep Foundation Stories

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.

2009-03-02 09:55:00

One-third of Americans are losing sleep over the state of the US economy and other personal financial concerns, according to a new poll released today by the National Sleep Foundation (NSF).

2009-03-01 23:54:35

The U.S. economy and other personal financial concerns are robbing some one-third of U.S. adults of sleep, a poll indicates. The poll for the National Sleep Foundation says the number of people reporting sleep problems has increased 13 percent since 2001.

2008-12-16 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- A new survey of healthcare professionals revealed that six in ten do not feel that they have enough time to have a discussion with their patients about insomnia during regular office visits.

2008-08-11 12:01:13

SEATTLE, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Northwest Hospital & Medical Center today announced the opening of the Northwest Hospital Sleep Center, a newly constructed sleep laboratory on its main campus.

2006-04-04 17:39:17

By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Correspondent W

Word of the Day
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".