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  • Treating insomnia in veterans reduces suicidal thoughts

    Feb 18 2015...
    A new study of veterans suggests that treating insomnia may save lives.

    The study involved 405 veterans with insomnia disorder. They received up to six sessions of cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia. CBT-I helps you change attitudes and habits that keep you from sleeping well. It also helps you learn new strategies to sleep better. READ MORE>>
  • New sleep apnea and oral appliance guidelines drafted: Send in your comments

    Feb 09 2015...
    The AASM requests your comments on draft guidelines for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea and snoring with oral appliances. The AASM is looking for comments on this paper from anyone with an interest in oral appliance therapy or sleep apnea treatments who wish to submit their feedback. This can include:
    • AASM members
    • AADSM members
    • Nonmember health care professionals
    • Patients
    • Insurance and oral appliance companies
    • Advocacy groups
    • Professional medical societies
    This comment period is part of a new guideline development process that the AASM has adopted based on recommendations by the Institute of Medicine. The public comment period is open from Monday, February 9 through Monday, February 23. READ MORE>>
  • Awake at the Wheel: Drowsy driving infographic

    Jan 23 2015...
    Every year drowsy driving injures and kills thousands of people on U.S. roads. The National Healthy Sleep Awareness Project urges you to refuse to drive when sleep-deprived. Make it a daily priority to get 7 to 9 hours of nightly sleep and learn to detect the signs of drowsiness. Be sure to pull off the road to a safe location if you begin to feel sleepy while driving. Stay safe on the road by staying Awake at the Wheel!

    Drowsy driving infographic

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  • Teen video contest promotes sleep awareness

    Jan 13 2015...
    High school students have one more month to enter the 2015 Sleep Story Video Contest. Sponsored by the American Sleep Medicine Foundation, the contest invites teens to make a creative video about the importance of sleep. Up for grabs is a grand prize of $1,000 – split evenly between the winning student and his or her school. Second and third-place prizes of $500 and $250 also will be awarded.

    Video entries must be between 30 seconds and 2 minutes in length. Entries must be received by Feb. 9, 2015. Jack Gentempo, a homeschool student from Norway, Maine, won the 2014 grand prize with his video, “The Wonderful World of Sleep.” READ MORE>>
  • Top 5 sleep stories of the year: 2014

    Jan 02 2015...
    As 2015 begins, we take a look back at our top sleep-related stories of 2014. Counting down from No. 5, these are the articles on Sleepeducation.com that received the most views in 2014. READ MORE>>
  • Many U.S. workers sleeping less to work more

    Dec 16 2014...
    A new study suggests that work is stealing sleep from many Americans.

    The study analyzed data from the American Time Use Survey (ATUS). It included responses from more than 124,000 people. They described how they spent their time in the past 24 hours. READ MORE>>
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