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Bedding Industry
Katie Golde

Tuft & Needle Introduces New Mattress, New Seat In February

Popular mattress retailer Tuft & Needle added a new mattress, the Mint, to their collection this month. They also announced the arrival of the Pouch, a new seating product that’s described as a better version of the bean bag chair, according to the company’s website. Mint Mattress Image courtesy of Tuft & Needle Mint Mattress

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Joe Auer

How Interrupted Sleep Could Be A Sign Of Alzheimer’s Disease

A new piece of research suggests a link between interrupted sleep and Alzheimer’s disease. A study published recently in the academic journal JAMA Neurology collected data from community volunteers from the Knight Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center at Washington University in St Louis. Alzheimer’s is a disease that essentially causes people to lose their memory. As

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Lifestyle
Katie Golde

National Sleep Foundation And Uber Team Up For Sleep Health Awareness

On February 12, the National Sleep Foundation (NSF) announced a partnership with Uber to promote sleep health education and awareness for Uber’s driver-partners and riders, according to a press release.  “We support Uber’s action to encourage proper rest for their drivers and stand ready to help,” said NSF CEO David Cloud. “This partnership is the

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Katie Golde

New Data Suggests Drowsy Driving Is A Bigger Issue Than We Thought

Data analysis from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found that the percentage of accidents that involved sleep-deprived drivers is nearly eight times higher than original estimates from the federal government. “Drowsy driving is a bigger traffic safety issue than federal estimates show,” said Dr. David Yang, executive director for the AAA Foundation for Traffic

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Bedding Industry
Katie Golde

Purple’s New Mattresses Now Available Online

Popular mattress retailer Purple debuted three new mattress models in select Mattress Firm stores last November. Now they’re available for purchase online in the U.S. through Purple’s online store, according to a press release from the company. “Our focus is always on providing the most comfortable and supportive products on the market, with the highest quality

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Joe Auer

Middle Age Sleep Problems Tied To Cognitive Issues Later In Life

According to a new study published in the journal Sleep Medicine, people who struggle with sleep disturbances when they are in midlife may be at an increased risk of developing a cognitive impairment in their later years. For the study, researchers pooled data from four different previous studies in which participants self-reported on any experiences

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Bedding Industry
Katie Golde

Tempur Sealy Launches New Sealy Hybrid Line

Tempur Sealy International announced their new Sealy Hybrid line last month at the Las Vegas Market. The hybrid line of mattresses is focused on “leveraging the best technologies from its Response and Conform lines by featuring the responsive support of an innerspring with the conforming comfort of memory foam” according to a press release. “The

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Joe Auer

Social Media Linked To Less Sleep In Teens

Most teens aren’t getting enough sleep – and social media could be part of the problem. A Canadian study published this month analyzed data collected from 5,242 students aged 11-20. They found that only 36.4 percent of students “met or exceeded” the recommended amount of nightly sleep, which they listed as 9-11 hours per night

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Bedding Industry
Katie Golde

Sleep Number Becomes Official Sleep And Wellness Partner Of The NFL

On the last day in January, popular mattress retailer Sleep Number and the National Football League announced a multi-year partnership focused on “helping to improve players’ performance by maximizing the benefits of a great night of sleep,” according to a press release. The Minneapolis-based company is offering every player in the league a Sleep Number

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Bedding Industry
Katie Golde

Tempur-Pedic Announces Arrival Of New Beds, Tech In 2018

Well-known mattress manufacturer and retailer Tempur Sealy International, Inc., said they will debut their 2018 TEMPUR-ProAdapt series mattresses, made with new pressure relief TEMPUR material (TEMPUR-APR Technology), at the Las Vegas Market as part of the brand’s largest launch in history, according to a press release. In addition to the TEMPUR-ProAdapt series, they will also launch

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Joe Auer

Study Uncovers What Sleep Talkers Say At Night

An estimated five percent of adults talk in their sleep – and a new study published in the journal Sleep delves into exactly what sleep talkers are saying at night. A research team from Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital in Paris, France, studied 232 adult participants over two nights. While 15 of the subjects had no sleep-related disorders, 129

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Joe Auer

New Survey Says Americans Are Sleeping Longer

We’ve all heard about the dangers of sleep deficiency — and a new study suggests that people are actively taking steps to sleep more. According to research published in the journal Sleep, Americans are slowly but surely getting more rest each night. The survey used data from the American Time Use Survey (ATUS), a survey

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