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HHS includes sleep health in Healthy People 2030 proposal

The Sleep Health topic area and objectives that were in Healthy People 2020 have been included by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in the proposed structure for Healthy People 2030. Healthy People focuses on critical health promotion and disease prevention topics, [...]

2018-12-07T17:59:39+00:00 December 7th, 2018|Advocacy, Featured|

Light pollution may cause insomnia in older adults

DARIEN, IL – A new study is the first population-based investigation to report a significant association between artificial, outdoor light exposure at night and insomnia, as indicated by older adults’ use of hypnotic drugs. Results show that increasing nighttime levels of artificial, outdoor light [...]

2018-11-30T15:46:43+00:00 November 30th, 2018|Featured, Press Releases|

Insufficient sleep in children is associated with poor diet, obesity and more screen time

DARIEN, IL – A new study conducted among more than 177,000 students suggests that insufficient sleep duration is associated with an unhealthy lifestyle profile among children and adolescents. Results show that insufficient sleep duration was associated with unhealthy dietary habits such as skipping breakfast (adjusted [...]

2018-11-12T22:08:48+00:00 November 12th, 2018|Featured, Press Releases|