Academy of Sleep and Wellness to Participate in Healthy People 2030 Development

Co-sponsored by the American Public Health Association & US Department of Health and Human Services Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP). Every decade, the Healthy People initiative develops a new set of science-based, 10-year national objectives for improving the health of all Americans. For 3 decades, Healthy People has established benchmarks and monitored progress … Read more

Renowned biologist George Church and Narcolepsy

It didn’t happen during his appearances on Stephen Colbert’s show or his walk down the red carpet in April as one of Time’s 100 most influential people of 2017. It has happened during meetings, seminars, and panel appearances from Beijing to Boston: Renowned biologist George Church nodded off. It’s no secret that he has narcolepsy, the condition … Read more

ASW at the 2017 Sylvan M. Cohen Annual Retreat

The ACADEMY OF SLEEP AND WELLNESS recently participated in the 2017 Sylvan M. Cohen Annual Retreat on the Genetics of Aging-Related Neurodegeneration at the Institute on Aging at the University of Pennsylvania. The presentation was The Relationship Between Sleep and Alzheimer’s Disease. Presentation

Why Lack of Sleep Is Costing Us Billions of Dollars

Everyone wishes they could get more done in a day, but there are extenuating circumstances, personal weaknesses, and sometimes, random factors that get in the way of us achieving our highest levels of productivity. You might experience a bit of extra stress, give in to a few extra distractions and deal with a finnicky internet … Read more