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Americans continue struggling for a good night’s sleep during the pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic continues to have a negative impact on our sleep, according to new findings from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.
13-Apr-2021 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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68% of Americans lose sleep to drinking alcohol, survey says

Think twice before drinking that holiday nightcap. According to a recent survey from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM), a vast 68% of Americans have lost sleep due to drinking alcohol past bedtime. With the holidays approaching, the AASM...
16-Nov-2020 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Drivers beware – nearly half of Americans admit to drowsy driving

A survey from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) finds that 45% of Americans struggle to stay awake while driving a car, posing a risk to fellow drivers. To commemorate Drowsy Driving Prevention Week, the AASM provides tips to achieve...
26-Oct-2020 10:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Survey says: Baseball fans are losing sleep

More than one-fifth (22%) of Americans report they are more tired than usual during the World Series, according to an American Academy of Sleep Medicine survey. Hit a home run with sleep during the championship baseball series with these tips.
20-Oct-2020 2:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Nearly One in Three Americans Sacrifice Sleep on Election Night

A survey from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) finds that 32% of Americans are more tired than usual the day after election night. Poor sleep on election night is fueled by later bedtimes, blue light exposure and the physical and mental...
14-Oct-2020 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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One in five Americans sleeping worse due to COVID-19, survey shows

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted many aspects of our lives, including how well we sleep at night. In fact, a new survey from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) reveals that more than one in five Americans (22%) are sleeping worse than...
12-Oct-2020 1:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Seasonal time changes losing favor as U.S. prepares to “fall back”

A recent survey from the AASM found that 63% of Americans support the elimination of seasonal time changes in favor of a national, fixed, year-round time. As the U.S. prepares to “fall back” on November 1, are seasonal time changes losing favor?...
6-Oct-2020 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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57% of Parents Say Students Aren’t Getting Enough Sleep

n a new survey from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM), more than half of parents said they have a child or teenager who does not get enough sleep. To highlight the importance of healthy sleep, the AASM is conducting the first-ever...
14-Sep-2020 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Patient Safety Week: Sleep Experts Available for Interviews to Discuss Sleep Center Safety, and Why Sleep is Essential to Health

10-Mar-2021 12:30 PM EST

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Ditching the daylight saving time change for better sleep, health and safety

If the month of March has you dreading the night when we “spring forward” to daylight saving time, you’re not alone. More than half of Americans say they’re tired after the time change, and 63% of Americans say that they support the...
8-Mar-2021 7:00 AM EST

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Missing the mark with melatonin: Finding the best treatment for insomnia

10-Feb-2021 11:05 AM EST

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Healthy sleep and immune response to COVID-19 vaccination

13-Jan-2021 12:40 PM EST

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Resolve to achieve healthy sleep in 2021

According to a recent survey from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, 85% of U.S. adults do not get the recommended seven hours or more of sleep every night. With the new year comes the opportunity for Americans to reset habits to include making...
21-Dec-2020 9:35 AM EST

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Established in 1975, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) is advancing sleep care and enhancing sleep health to improve lives. The AASM has a combined membership of 11,000 accredited member sleep centers and individual members, including physicians, scientists and other health care professionals (aasm.org).



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