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NSF Announces New Initiative to Help America Start Sleeping Smart

New Survey Shows America is Not Making the Grade When it Comes to Sleep Smarts

Washington, DC, July 29, 2008 – The National Sleep Foundation (NSF) announced today that, together with sanofi-aventis, it is launching a new campaign called Sleeping Smart which will educate the millions of Americans who have sleep problems about the importance of a good night’s sleep, proper sleep habits, help them understand the consequences of insomnia, and the safe and appropriate use of prescription sleep

National Sleep Foundation Co-sponsors RLS Educational Initiative with Restless Legs Syndrome Foundation

New Educational Initiative Aims to Raise Awareness about a Medical Condition That Affects Millions of Americans

ROCHESTER, Minn. and WASHINGTON, Sept. 18— For the first time, the Restless Legs Syndrome Foundation (RLS Foundation) and National Sleep Foundation (NSF) have joined together on a new national initiative about restless legs syndrome (RLS) to help increase awareness and understanding of the condition.

Standard Time Returns...Will You Sleep an Extra Hour?

NSF Offers Tips to Successfully “Fall Back”

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).

National Sleep Foundation Acquires Big Sleep Show®

Will Partner with NBC-Chicago's Healthy Lifestyle Expo® on March 21-22, 2009

National Sleep Foundation Announces Launch of New and Improved Website

New Site Offers Improved Functions, Sharper Appearance

WASHINGTON, DC, December 9, 2008 – The National Sleep Foundation (NSF) today launched the redesign of its website,, to provide visitors, members and partner organizations with even more relevant and easy-to-find information on sleep.

Quotes on the 2009 Sleep in America Poll™

"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.

One-Third of Americans Lose Sleep Over Economy

National Sleep Foundation Poll Finds Inadequate Sleep is Associated with Health and Safety

Highlights | Summary of Findings

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

Dr. Donnica Moore Translates Sleep Facts from Fiction

Washington, DC, May 19, 2009 – The National Sleep Foundation announced today that, together with sanofi-aventis U.S., it has joined forces with renowned women’s health expert Dr.


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