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Distracted, Drowsy and Deadly

Survey results from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) find that nearly half of U.S. adults have struggled to stay awake while driving. To help drivers stay alert at the wheel, the AASM offers tips for National Distracted Driving Month in...
10-Mar-2020 11:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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With basketball tournaments looming, 72% of men admit to staying up late to watch sports

A survey by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) shows that many people — men in particular — prioritize watching sports over getting sleep. As the men’s and women’s NCAA basketball tournaments approach, the AASM offers insight on...
3-Mar-2020 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Celebrate World Sleep Day with better sleep for a better life

Friday, March 13, will mark the 13th annual World Sleep Day, organized by the World Sleep Society as a global call to action about the importance of healthy sleep. Sufficient sleep is one of the three pillars of a healthy lifestyle — along with...
26-Feb-2020 2:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Survey Shows 55% of U.S. adults feel tired after spring daylight saving time transition

A survey conducted by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) found that 55% of Americans are tired the day following the spring daylight saving time transition. Fatal traffic accident risks increased by 6%, and women are more likely to visit...
19-Feb-2020 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Stop the Snore, Save the Romance

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine offers tips for Valentine’s Day to prevent snoring from being the third wheel in your relationship.
23-Jan-2020 7:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Sleep-Deprived Due to the Super Bowl? 40% of U.S. Adults Usually Are

New survey results from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) show that 40% of Americans admit to being more tired than usual the Monday after the Super Bowl. The AASM provides sleep tips for the night of the big game.
20-Jan-2020 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Untreated Sleep Apnea Puts Heart Health at Risk

With February’s focus on American Heart Month, people should be aware that sleep apnea impacts heart health. The American Academy of Sleep Medicine warns that obstructive sleep apnea affects nearly 30 million Americans, and it can lead to serious...
16-Jan-2020 1:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Time to Hibernate? 34% of U.S. Adults Say They Sleep More During Winter

New survey results from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) show that more than one-third of Americans sleep more during the winter. The AASM provides tips and insights for using the winter to improve sleep habits year-round.
6-Jan-2020 10:10 AM EST Add to Favorites


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Established in 1975, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) improves sleep health and promotes high quality, patient-centered care through advocacy, education, strategic research, and practice standards. The AASM has a combined membership of 10,000 accredited member sleep centers and individual members, including physicians, scientists and other health care professionals. For more information about sleep and sleep disorders, including a directory of AASM-accredited member sleep centers, visit www.sleepeducation.org.

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Lynn Celmer
Communications Coordinator

lcelmer@aasmnet.org

630-737-9700

Thomas Heffron
Director of Communications

theffron@aasmnet.org

630-737-9700 x0

Hannah Cheney
Senior Account Executive

Hcheney@lcwa.com

312-565-4610

Nicholas Heim
Assistant Account Executive

nheim@lcwa.com

312-656-4632

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