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08 Mar, 2017, 10:50 ET Dr. Mark R. Rosekind to Receive National Sleep Foundation's 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award

The National Sleep Foundation (NSF) announced today the 2017 recipient of its Lifetime Achievement Award is Mark. R. Rosekind, Ph.D. NSF will...


23 Jan, 2017, 07:00 ET What is Good Quality Sleep? National Sleep Foundation Provides Guidance

The National Sleep Foundation (NSF) recently released the key indicators of good sleep quality, as established by a panel of experts. Given the...


04 Nov, 2016, 14:20 ET Millions Fall Asleep Behind the Wheel According to National Sleep Foundation's Sleep Health Index™

The National Sleep Foundation's (NSF) recent fielding of the Sleep Health Index™ (SHI) reports staggering drowsy driving statistics, revealing a...


05 May, 2016, 06:00 ET National Sleep Foundation Expert Consensus Panel Concludes that Missing a Night of Sleep Renders Drivers Unfit to Operate a Motor Vehicle

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE MAY 10: The National Sleep Foundation (NSF) today published the conclusions of its Drowsy Driving Consensus Panel in the...


01 Mar, 2016, 08:00 ET National Sleep Foundation Kicks Off Sleep Awareness Week© 2016 with #7Days4BetterSleep

The National Sleep Foundation (NSF) will launch Sleep Awareness Week© 2016, the annual event celebrating sleep health running March 6th...


02 Mar, 2015, 00:01 ET Sleep in America™ Poll Finds Pain a Significant Challenge When It Comes to Americans' Sleep

 A new poll by the National Sleep Foundation finds that pain is a key factor in the gap between the amount of sleep Americans say they need and...


15 Dec, 2014, 13:29 ET Lack of Sleep is Affecting Americans, Finds the National Sleep Foundation

Forty-five percent of Americans say that poor or insufficient sleep affected their daily activities at least once in the past seven days, according...


03 Sep, 2013, 13:02 ET National Sleep Foundation 2013 International Bedroom Poll First to Explore Sleep Differences among Six Countries

The National Sleep Foundation (NSF) released its first international poll today, the 2013 International Bedroom Poll, comparing sleep times,...


21 Aug, 2013, 09:43 ET New Resource For Those Who Can't Sleep

National Sleep Foundation Launches Comprehensive Insomnia Resource Center The National Sleep Foundation (NSF) launched a new website today,...


04 Mar, 2013, 00:01 ET National Sleep Foundation Poll Finds Exercise Key to Good Sleep

Exercise can affect your sleep. The results of the National Sleep Foundation's 2013 Sleep in America® poll show a compelling association...


08 Jan, 2013, 06:00 ET When Sleepiness Interferes With Your Life, It's Time to Get Answers

National Sleep Foundation Launches New Website on Excessive Sleepiness The National Sleep Foundation (NSF) launched a new website today to...


09 Nov, 2012, 06:00 ET Young People More Likely To Drive Drowsy

National Sleep Foundation's Drowsy Driving Prevention Week® Provides Tips to Prevent One in Six Traffic Fatalities  In recognition...


01 Apr, 2012, 00:01 ET There's No Place Like Home for Sleep According to New National Sleep Foundation Bedroom Poll

 A new National Sleep Foundation poll shows that when it comes to sleep, there really is no place like home.  The National Sleep...


03 Mar, 2012, 12:01 ET National Sleep Foundation Annual Poll Explores Transportation Workers' Sleep

Sleepy Pilots, Train Operators and Drivers WASHINGTON, March 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The people we trust to take us or our loved ones...


25 Jan, 2011, 00:00 ET Americans' Bedrooms Are Key to Better Sleep According to New National Sleep Foundation Poll

Bedrooms are important to getting a good night's sleep, according to the first ever Bedroom Poll from the National Sleep Foundation. The poll...


08 Mar, 2010, 00:01 ET Poll Reveals Sleep Differences Among Ethnic Groups

National Sleep Foundation's Annual Sleep in America Poll Explores Sleep Issues among Asians, Blacks/African-Americans, Hispanics and Whites The...


14 Jan, 2010, 11:19 ET National Sleep Foundation Partners With Austin Air Systems

National Sleep Foundation Launches Air Purification Product for the Bedroom The National Sleep Foundation (NSF) is pleased to announce its...


05 Nov, 2007, 00:00 ET The National Sleep Foundation's State of the States Report on Drowsy Driving Finds Fatigued Driving to be Under-Recognized and Underreported

WASHINGTON, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report by the National Sleep Foundation (NSF) confirms that motor vehicle crashes caused by...


18 Oct, 2007, 01:00 ET NSF Launches NEW Online Drowsy Driving Memorial and Testimonial Site in Support of Drowsy Driving Prevention Week

WASHINGTON, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by National Sleep Foundation: What: The National Sleep...


28 Jun, 2007, 01:00 ET Kittens Catchin' Catnaps, Dozing Dogs and Pooped Parrots

WASHINGTON, June 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was issued by the National Sleep Foundation: What: The National Sleep...


10 May, 2007, 01:00 ET The National Sleep Foundation Reminds Memorial Day Travelers That Alert and Alive is the Way to Drive!

WASHINGTON, May 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- America's highways will soon be bumper to bumper with road-tripping vacationers eager to enjoy...


06 Mar, 2007, 00:00 ET Stressed-Out American Women Have No Time for Sleep

WASHINGTON, March 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than half of American women (60%) say they only get a good night's sleep a few nights per...


25 Jun, 2003, 01:00 ET Sleep Problems and Summer Vacation - A Bad Mix

WASHINGTON, June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer vacation time is near, and whether your travels take you to different countries and time zones, or a...


14 Sep, 2001, 01:00 ET Sleep is Important in Times of Crises Says the National Sleep Foundation

WASHINGTON, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- As a result of the pain, grief, and stress coming from the horrific events of the past week, many people...


22 Jan, 2001, 00:00 ET Primary Care Physicians Ignoring Patients' Sleep Problems, According to New National Sleep Foundation Survey

WASHINGTON, Jan. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Lack of sleep is an important factor in many health problems, yet most primary care physicians don't ask...