Light-Emitting Technology Affecting Americans’ Sleep

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95% of the people surveyed reported using some type of electronic device within an hour of bedtime at least a few nights a week.

Americans aren’t getting enough sleep, and technology may be the culprit.

In the National Sleep Foundation’s 2011 Sleep in America poll, out today, 95% of the 1,508 people surveyed reported using some type of electronic device — such as a TV, computer, video game or cellphone — within an hour of bedtime at least a few nights a week.

 

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All Americans Are Struggling To Get Enough Sleep

How much would you pay for a good sleep? Simmons and Panasonic are working together to create a $10,000 bed that is intended to help people all asleep, then gently wake them up.

All Americans are struggling to get more snooze time, but a report out today shows that race and cultural differences play a role in sleep-related habits.   The National Sleep Foundation releases its annual “Sleep in America Poll,” which reveals how much sleep Americans are getting, what their bedtime habits are, and who’s seeing the doctor and taking medications when sleep is elusive. This year, for the first time, the report explored differences in the sleep habits of different ethnic groups: Asians, African Americans, Hispanics and whites.

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