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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

Atheists are more likely to sleep better than Catholics and Baptists

A new study of sleep, religious affiliation, and perceptions of heaven found that atheists and agnostics are significantly more likely to be better sleepers than Catholics and Baptists.
31-Aug-2020 3:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

American Academy of Sleep Medicine calls for elimination of daylight saving time

Public health and safety would benefit from eliminating daylight saving time, according to a new position statement from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.
27-Aug-2020 2:10 PM EDT 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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