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Sleep Number Opens First Store in Alaska

Newest store in Anchorage is first Sleep Number store outside contiguous U.S. MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jun. 20, 2016– Sleep Number today opened its first store outside the lower 48 states. Its new store in Anchorage, Alaska features an award-winning store design and a distinctly different retail experience. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release…

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Crazy Things We Do In Our Sleep

Taking a stroll, having an entire text conversation you don’t remember, even eating while sleeping—about 10 percent of the population does things that they’re not aware of while they are sleeping. Known as parasomnias, these events occur during REM sleep and in deeper sleep stages: Texting while Sleeping Research from Villanova University found that sleep…

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5 Tips for a Safe Road Trip

As summer road travel season approaches, staying alert and awake is critical for arriving safely at your destination. Here are some tips for catching sufficient shut-eye while on the road. Prepare Starting your trip on a sleep deficit puts you at risk for drowsy driving. Each year, drowsy driving is responsible for an estimated 83,000…

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Find Out How Bad Sleeping Habits Could Contribute to an Expanding Waistline

Are you getting enough quality sleep at night? We all do our best to get a great night’s rest, but too often we wake up wishing the snooze button had never been invented. Dealing with the repercussions of a bad night in bed is bad enough, but what you might not know is how crucial…

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Sleep and the 5 Senses: Sight

Our eyes and our sense of sight play a crucial role in both the quality and quantity of the sleep we get. Light, colors and images in the crucial hours before bedtime can mean the difference between visions of sugar plums and counting the cracks in your bedroom ceiling. As part of a series on…

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Meditation for Sleep

What’s keeping you up at night? Stress? Anxiety? Pain? Something else? According to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, approximately 30 percent of adults experience some form of insomnia, whether that means having a hard time falling asleep, difficulty staying asleep, waking up early and remaining awake, or not feeling rested because of poor quality…

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Kid’s Sleep by the Numbers

A recently conducted survey about kids and sleep show quality and quantity of sleep really matter.  Watch for more interesting facts about kids and sleep:

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Four Tips to Help Reduce Allergens

Don’t let allergies prevent you from getting a good night’s sleep. Did you know up to 80 percent of the dust in your bedroom either was, or still is, ALIVE? Dust is comprised of pollen, pet dander, skin, fungi, bacteria, dust mites, and other unwanted irritants, and is a major source of allergies, and not…

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Sleep Geek Pete Knows a Thing or Two About Beauty Rest.

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Three Ways TV Keeps Kids Up — and Maybe Adds Pounds

From TV to video games and smartphones to tablets, screens are the best worst thing to happen to parenting. They’re great learning tools and often lifesavers for younger kids, but many of us may worry about how much our kids use them — and what the effects of too much use might be. Unfortunately, sleep…

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