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Longer Work Days Leave Americans Nodding Off On the Job

Sleepy Americans Doze Off At Work, In the Car and On Their Spouses

WASHINGTON, March 3, 2008 — Prolonged work days that often extend late into the night may cause Americans to fall asleep or feel sleepy at work, drive drowsy and lose interest in sex, according to a new Sleep in America poll released today by the National Sleep Foundation (NSF).

Cribs for Kids Wins the National Sleep Foundation’s 2008 Healthy Sleep Community Award

The University of Arizona, Tucson, and Menlo-Atherton High School receive honorable mention for innovative, far-reaching sleep education campaigns

WASHINGTON, DC, (March 3, 2008) – Today, the National Sleep Foundation (NSF) announces the winner of its 2008 Healthy Sleep Community Award: Cribs for Kids, a campaign that donates cribs to low-income families in an effort to reduce the risk of injury and death among infants caused by unsafe sleep environments.

Veteran Health Association Executive, David M. Cloud, Named National Sleep Foundation’s Chief Executive Officer

WASHINGTON, DC, April 2, 2008 – The board of directors of the National Sleep Foundation (NSF), the nation's leading nonprofit sleep education and awareness organization announced today that David M. Cloud, MBA, has been named chief executive officer (CEO).

The Secret to Slimming Down for Summer: Get Your Zzzs!

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.

The National Sleep Foundation Advises Travelers to Get Enough Sleep Before Hitting the Highway

The Drive Alert and Arrive Alive with Lifesaving Tips to Prevent Drowsy Driving and Fall-Asleep Crashes

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.


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