The Problem with Drowsy Driving

We are all guilty of driving while tired. In fact, sixty percent of adults in the United States have driven while feeling drowsy and one-third of people have actually fallen asleep while behind the wheel. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that drowsy driving was responsible for 72,000 crashes, 44,000 injuries and 800 deaths … Read more

How Sleep is One of the Main Keys to Success in College

As a recent college graduate I know first-hand that school is stressful. Between keeping up with your classes and having a social life, stress can become debilitating and start to affect how you perform in school. Sleep plays an important role in how you succeed in your classes. Studies have shown that the quantity and … Read more

Poor Sleep Quality A Predictor of Junk Food Cravings?

From Sleep Review The Journal for Sleep Specialists Poor Sleep Quality A Predictor of Junk Food Cravings, Suggests Phone Survey Study to Be Presented at SLEEP 2018 Published on June 3, 2018 Nighttime snacking and junk food cravings may contribute to unhealthy eating behaviors and represent a potential link between poor sleep and obesity, according … Read more

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The mission of The Academy of Sleep and Wellness is to cultivate knowledge and facilitate education in public, patient, professional and corporate communities on the vital role sleep plays in promoting and maintaining health and quality of life. Become a member of the Academy of Sleep and Wellness today!

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  • Essentials of Clinical Sleep Health and Education online course for health care professionals
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  • RPSGT Exam Prep Webinar
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March 16, 2018 – Happy World Sleep Day!

      World Sleep Day is an annual event, intended to be a celebration of sleep and a call to action on important issues related to sleep, including medicine, education, social aspects and driving. It is organized by the World Sleep Day Committee of World Sleep Society (founded by WASM and WSF) and aims to … Read more

Sleep Wake Cycle Disturbance May Be Predictor for Alzheimer Disease

Circadian Rest-Activity Pattern Changes in Aging and Preclinical Alzheimer Disease Erik S. Musiek, MD, PhD1,2; Meghana Bhimasani, BS1; Margaret A. Zangrilli1; et al John C. Morris, MD1,2; David M. Holtzman, MD1,2; Yo-El S. Ju, MD1 Author Affiliations JAMA Neurol. Published online January 29, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2017.4719 … Disturbances of the rest-activity rhythm are present in preclinical Alzheimer disease, even after accounting for effects of aging and sex, … Read more

Sip and Sleep 2018

March 9, 2018 at Nassau Valley Vineyard Winery Lewes, DE A ​continuing ​education ​conference ​for ​health ​professionals ​to ​learn ​how ​sleep, ​sleep ​deprivation ​and ​circadian ​rhythms ​impact ​health ​and ​wellness. Click here for information