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Dec 15, 2014, 13:29 ET
Americans report sleeping an average of 7 hours and 36 minutes a night. Despite sleeping within the recommended number of hours a night, 35 percent of Americans report sleep quality as "poor" or "only fair."

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...

Mar 03, 2014, 04:00 ET
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Study: Children Sleep Better When Parents Establish Rules, Limit Technology and Set a Good Example

Although sleep problems persist among many American children, parents can make a difference by setting boundaries around electronics use,...

Sep 03, 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,...

Aug 21, 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,...

Mar 04, 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...

Jan 08, 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...

Nov 09, 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...

Apr 01, 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...

Mar 03, 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...

Jan 25, 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...

Mar 08, 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...

Jan 14, 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...

Nov 02, 2009, 00:01 ET

1.9 Million Drivers Have Fatigue-Related Car Crashes or Near Misses Each Year

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

May 19, 2009, 08:06 ET

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Video: NSF Enlists Renowned Women's Health Expert to 'School' America on Sleeping Smart

Dr. Donnica Moore Translates Sleep Facts from Fiction WASHINGTON, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Sleep Foundation announced today that,...

Dec 16, 2008, 08:00 ET

New Survey Reveals Barriers Healthcare Professionals Face in Diagnosing and Treating Insomnia

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...

Sep 18, 2008, 01:00 ET

The Restless Legs Syndrome Foundation and National Sleep Foundation Give a Face - and a Voice - to Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS)

ROCHESTER, Minn. and WASHINGTON, Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time, the Restless Legs Syndrome Foundation (RLS Foundation) and...

Aug 22, 2008, 01:00 ET

Overlooked Driving Dangers Take Toll on the Roads

WASHINGTON, Aug. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With more than 30 million Americans expected to hit the roads this Labor Day weekend, there's...

Nov 05, 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...

Oct 18, 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...

Jun 28, 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...