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Joe Auer

What Do Young Adults Think About Sleep?

For those who believe the headlines, young adults and millennials are ruining everything from golf to gold prices. But what’s their relationship to sleep? Technology company Royal Philips just released the findings from their annual sleep survey, which asked over 15,000 adults in 13 countries (namely, the United States, the U.K., Germany, Poland, France, India, China,

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Joe Auer

Are New Doctors Sleeping Enough? New Study Highlights Concerns

It’s important to be well-rested and alert at work — especially when the job involves decision-making, operating any kind of machinery, or being responsible for people’s health. In spite of the fact that we can all agree well-rested people perform better on the job, a new study suggests new doctors might not be getting enough sleep. For

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Katie Golde

New Research Pinpoints Why It’s Harder To Sleep As We Age

A recent study from the University of Kent in the U.K. revealed that as we age, the part of our brain that controls our circadian rhythms becomes less sensitive to light. This suggests that our struggle to sleep as we get older has its roots in our biology. The specific area of the brain that controls

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Lifestyle
Joe Auer

This Free Music Playlist Was Designed By A Sleep Expert

Sleep specialist Tom Middleton released a special playlist of music on World Sleep Day (March 16) that is designed to help you fall asleep. Middleton, an electronic producer, psychoacoustic researcher, and sleep science coach, created the album — Sleep Better — which contains eight tracks and is 1 hour and 19 minutes long. A press release about

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Bedding Industry
Katie Golde

Sleep Number Elevates In-Store Experience With Casio Partnership

Sleep Number, a popular mattress retailer, and consumer electronics brand Casio have teamed up to create an “elevated shopping experience for consumers” who stop by Sleep Number stores, according to a recent release from Casio. When shoppers enter a Sleep Number retail location, they have the option to check out a personal and exclusive IndividualFit™

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Katie Golde

New Study Finds Poor Sleep Habits Begin In School-Age Children

Data from a recent McGill University study of school-age children suggest bad sleep habits begin earlier than assumed, leading experts to recommend that sleep guidelines for young children be revisited. “Our findings contradict the prevailing assumption that sleep patterns remain largely unchanged during the school-age period, from six to 13 years old,” says Reut Gruber,

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Joe Auer

To Help A Child Sleep, Avoid Bright Light At Bedtime

According to a new study, it’s possible that kids are really sensitive to bright lights — specifically, exposing young kids to bright light in the evening may make it more difficult for them to fall asleep. Researchers found that one hour of bright light exposure before bedtime meant that preschooler’s bodies were less likely to

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Joe Auer

Americans Are Losing Sleep Over Work Stress, New Survey Finds

Stressing out about one’s job can be enough to keep anyone up at night, and it’s a growing trend. Global staffing firm Accountemps surveyed 2,800 workers in the United States and found that 44% of employees said they lose sleep “somewhat often” or “very often” because they are thinking about work. People who lost sleep

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Lifestyle
Katie Golde

Today Is World Sleep Day – How Will You Celebrate?

Fun fact: World Sleep Day has been celebrated on the Friday before the Spring Vernal Equinox every year for the past decade. This year the global event falls on Friday, March 16. More than 70 countries around the world will host activities that are not only a celebration of sleep but also a “call to action

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