With nearly 70 million Americans suffering with sleep issues, the CDC has declared poor sleep a public health epidemic. Insufficient sleep has been linked by numerous studies to numerous serious health conditions diabetes, heart disease, cancer and anxiety. Approximately 40% of adults are falling asleep without meaning to least once a month, increasing the risk of […]
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Smartphones Are Still Hurting Sleep in America
One of the most recommended sleep tips is putting away electronics at least 90 minutes before bedtime, including smart phones. However, Fortune Magazine tells us that 71% of Americans are still sleeping with their smart phones in their bed or on a nightstand, with 3% of people admitting to falling sleep with it in their […]
What it Means to be Sleep-Deprived in America
If you are one of the millions of U.S. adults who aren’t getting enough sleep, you may need a little motivation. There are plenty of health issues associated with a lack of proper sleep, including cancer, heart disease, obesity, dementia and an earlier death. However, before those issues have a chance to impact you, every […]
How Late Does America Stay Up to Ring in the New Year?
Happy New Year from Gallery Furniture’s Sleep Center! How much sleep did you collect last night? If you went to bed way earlier than you intended, don’t feel bad because chances are you weren’t alone! As a great way to kick off 2015, Jawbone took a look at how our celebrations affected our sleep last […]
8 Things We Learned About Sleep in 2014
2014 was a big year for sleep as it made headlines across the world for its seemingly magical impact on our health and happiness. Check out some of the amazing things we’ve learned this year: 1. A lack of sleep can shrink your brain: Researchers from the University of Oxford found that while our brains […]
America’s Love of Work May Be Hurting Sleep
As Americans strive to make their dreams come true by gearing up to power through a work day, they seem to be cutting back on sleep. New research from the University of Pennsylvania is suggesting that long work days and seemingly endless commutes may have a role in our nation’s chronic sleep loss. According to […]
Find Out What It Really Means to Be ‘Sleepless in America’
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ti20okupT6U How are we really sleeping in America? Sunday, November 30, 2014 at 7 pm, the National Geographic Channel is exposing the real truth about Americans and their shut-eye. Partnered with The Public Good Projects and the National Institutes of Health, this is one special that you don’t want to miss. It will touch on […]
What Time Does America Tuck In?
That’s the question that Jawbone recently answered while tracking movements and sleep patterns around the nation earlier this year. Thousands of Jawbone UP device wearers had their data collected to find out the bedtimes in every county of the United States. The results show that there is a significant difference between the bedtimes of people […]