Poll Reveals Sleep Differences among Ethnic Groups
WASHINGTON, DC, March 8, 2010 – The 2010 Sleep in America poll released today by the National Sleep Foundation (NSF) reveals significant differences in the sleep habits and attitudes of Asians, Blacks/African-Americans, Hispanics and Whites. It is the first poll to examine sleep among these four ethnic groups.
"Sleep is important as a major component of good health. A lack of sleep, or a poor quality of sleep, can sabotage a person’s health goals and impair their safety. Many patients would have had to spend less time in a hospital or ER if they discovered the importance of a good night's sleep. We tend to treat sleep as a health non-entity instead of a vital component to a healthy lifestyle. It is past time that the medical community “wakes people up” to the importance of a proper amount and quality of sleep.
Helene Emsellem, MD and Joseph Ojile, MD New to Board
WASHINGTON, DC, June 24, 2011 — Russell Rosenberg, PhD has been elected chairman of the National Sleep Foundation (NSF) for a two-year term starting July 1. Dr. Rosenberg is a board certified sleep specialist with 26 years of clinical and research experience. He is the CEO and Founder of NeuroTrials Research and the Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine and Technology.
Long work days that often extend late into the night are causing Americans to doze on the job, at the wheel, and on their spouses, according to NSF's 2008 Sleep in America poll. Among the poll respondents, 29% fell asleep or became very sleepy at work in the past month, 36% have fallen asleep or nodded off while driving in the past year, and 20% have lost interest in sex because they are too sleepy.
National Sleep Foundation Poll Explores Transportation Workers’ Sleep
WASHINGTON, DC, March 3, 2012 – The people we trust to take us or our loved ones from place to place struggle with sleep, according to the National Sleep Foundation’s (NSF) 2012 Sleep in America® poll.
WASHINGTON, DC, October 31, 2008 -- This weekend, millions of Americans will roll their clocks back one hour for the return to Standard Time. But as clocks move back and we wake on Sunday morning (November 2), after “gaining” an extra hour of the day, will Americans use that extra hour to catch up on their sleep? Unfortunately, probably not, according to the National Sleep Foundation (NSF).
The National Sleep Foundation Offers Tips for “Sleeping into a Slimmer Summer”
WASHINGTON, DC, May 6, 2008 – For millions of Americans, shedding unwanted pounds is a top priority, especially as the summer swimsuit season approaches. That's why the National Sleep Foundation (NSF) is reminding Americans that spending more time between the sheets may be the secret to slimming down and looking great on the beach or by the pool.