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Nearly 70% of Americans admit they have lost sleep due to environmental worries

A survey from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) reveals that most Americans (69%) have lost sleep due to environmental worries. Notably, one-half of those aged 18-24 claim to always, almost always or often lose sleep compared to 10% of...
9-Aug-2022 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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The “Sunday Scaries” are real: A third of Gen Z and Millennials struggle to fall asleep on Sunday nights

A new survey from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine reveals that a third of Generation Z and Millennials struggle to fall asleep on Sunday nights, often due to worrying about work.
25-Jul-2022 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Nearly 3 in 10 Americans Affected by Insomnia, and Many are Self Medicating

Nearly 3 in 10 Americans (28%) say insomnia has a negative impact on their daily lives, according to a new survey from the AASM. On June 21, Insomnia Awareness Night will drive awareness about chronic insomnia and discuss healthy ways to treat it.
20-Jun-2022 10:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Sleep is not a priority for men: many losing sleep to play video games and drink alcohol

A new survey from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) reveals that 75% of men have stayed up “past their bedtime” and lost sleep due to video games, and 62% have lost sleep due to alcohol.
13-Jun-2022 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Is Fido a Bed Hog or a Cuddle Buddy? Almost Half of Americans Sleep with Pets

A new survey from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) reveals that Americans sleep with their pets – and many report sleeping better in their presence.
6-Jun-2022 3:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Women 1.5x More Likely Than Men to Wake Up Feeling Tired

A new survey from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) reveals women are more likely than men to wake up feeling tired and are more likely to have sleepiness affect their daily lives.
16-May-2022 12:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

AASM calls for end of seasonal time changes ahead of “springing forward”

With spring quickly approaching, most of those in the U.S. must prepare to spring forward with the start of daylight saving time on Sunday, March 13. As a House committee prepares to hold a hearing on daylight saving time, the American Academy of...
8-Mar-2022 8:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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New Year’s resolution: Don’t let COVID-somnia drag you down

Everyone aims to have a happier new year, but drudging through another year of a global pandemic is daunting, especially if you’re having trouble sleeping at night. According to a survey commissioned by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine,...
28-Dec-2021 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


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Expert Available – “Springing Forward” for Daylight Saving Time

1-Mar-2022 2:05 PM EST

Expert Available – Melatonin Use on the Rise Among U.S. Adults

7-Feb-2022 4:20 PM EST

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

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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