Reducing Hospital Sleep Disruptions

Reducing Hospital Sleep Disruptions

If you’ve ever spent the night in a hospital, you know it can be anything but restful. Frequent nursing checks, nighttime medication dosing and noise can disturb patients throughout the night. Vineet Arora, professor of medicine at the University of Chicago in Illinois, conducted a study to see if fewer interruptions were possible without compromising […]

Parents Report Daylight Saving Time Negatively Affects Their Kids

NEWS RELEASE  Better Sleep Council Offers Tips to Help Parents Get Kids Back to Sleep ALEXANDRIA, Virginia – March 6, 2017 – Half of all American parents say Daylight Saving Time (DST) affects their kids and more than one-quarter (29%) report it’s more difficult to get children to sleep after the time change, according to […]

Disrupted sleep leads to negative moods

Disrupted sleep leads to negative moods

If anyone has had a newborn in the house, they know that repeated night awakenings are tough. Now research from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore shows just how tough. The study, the Effects of Sleep Continuity Disruption on Positive Mood, published in the journal Sleep (paywall), examined three types of sleep conditions on […]