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Katie Golde

New Study Suggests Tart Cherry Juice Could Help Older Adults Battle Insomnia

A new pilot study published in American Journal of Therapeutics found that drinking Montmorency tart cherry juice helped extend the sleep time in older adults who struggled with insomnia by one hour and 24 minutes. “Insomnia is quite common among older adults and it can lead to a range of health issues if left untreated,” said lead researcher Jack Losso,

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Joe Auer

Why Being Unable To Remember Your Dreams Could Be A Bad Sign

Plenty of people don’t remember their dreams. But could that actually be a sign of poor health? One sleep expert claims so, while other researchers are dubious. Rubin Naiman Ph.D., a psychologist, and sleep and dream specialist at the University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, wrote a review in the Annals of the New

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Bedding Industry
Katie Golde

KUTSON Launches First Bed-In-A-Box Mattress With Dual-Sided Customization

Online mattress retailer KUTSON launched their one-of-a-kind mattress on Indiegogo October 24. The company says they are the only mattress-in-a-box brand that offers dual-side customization and at-home modification capabilities. “As the owner of a local mattress manufacturing business, I have witnessed 25 years of mattress industry gimmicks and themed sales tactics,” says Brian Gargalis, founder

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Katie Golde

Smartphones, TV, Linked To Poor Sleep In Teens

It may come as no surprise that teenagers love their smartphones, TV’s and video games, but new research out of Canada suggests it’s negatively impacting their sleep health. “Today’s adolescents sleep much less than previous generations, their sleep quality is poorer, and they report more daytime sleepiness, all of which have health and social consequences,”

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Joe Auer

Having a Sense of Purpose Can Help You Sleep Better

We all know you sleep better at night if you’re in a comfortable bed, in a room at the perfect temperature, when it’s as dark as possible. New research published in Sleep Science and Practice shows that something less obvious can help you sleep well — having a sense of purpose in life. Researchers used 825

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Bedding Industry
Katie Golde

Smart Mattress Featuring New Tech Launches On Indiegogo

Matrix, a new smart mattress that promises to track your heart rate variability and analyze your sleep data through sensor technology within your bed, launches on Indiegogo today. According to the Matrix Sleep website, the smart mattress is the first to utilize ballistocardiography, a non-invasive method used to track heart rate variability, as well breathing,

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Bedding Industry
Joe Auer

This Smart Pillow Promises To Help Curb Snoring

If you snore — or share a bed with someone who does — no doubt you’ve tried traditional snoring remedies like side sleeping or a humidifier. But could a new smart pillow be the solution? Enter the REM-Fit ZEEQ pillow, which retails for $199.99. The pillow’s founders launched a Kickstarter campaign, and the pillow was

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Bedding Industry
Katie Golde

Mattress Firm Launches Bed-In-A-Box Brand, Tulo

In another sign that direct-to-consumer mattress shopping isn’t going anywhere, Mattress Firm announced its own line of bed-in-a-box beds, named Tulo. Tulo mattresses have 10″ profiles and all feature a four-layer design, knitted Polyester and Tencel blended covers, and high-density CoolFlow ventilated memory foam. The brand was likely designed to challenge popular online-only companies like Casper

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Bedding Industry
Katie Golde

Casper Unveils New Low-Priced Mattress, The Essential

Casper has added one more mattress to their product line, The Essential, which became available for purchase online in early October and is the company’s most affordable mattress yet. They announced the arrival of their higher-end Wave mattress in September. The Essential – along with the original Casper mattress and the Wave – means that

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Bedding Industry
Joe Auer

Oregon College Student Wins “Sleep Sponsorship” From Tempur-Pedic

Sage Michaels, a student at Reed College in Oregon, describes himself as a professional sleeper and a Tempur-Pedic superfan. So, he sent the company a very creative “sleep resume” and YouTube video detailing all his relevant skills, and asking them for a sponsorship. A few months later, Tempur-Pedic representative Rick Maynard showed up at Reed

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Bedding Industry
Katie Golde

Wayfair Introduces New Foam Mattress, Nora

Home furnishings and decor retailer Wayfair announced the launch of their own mattress – named Nora – Monday. Nora will be sold exclusively by Wayfair and ship directly to consumers as a compact bed-in-a-box. It is competitively priced (at launch) at $599 for a Queen. “In the past, shopping for a mattress was complicated. It

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