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March 8th: SLEEP IN 2015 Performance by Kendall Patrick and The Headless Bettys

Project Sleep is thrilled to present a live webcast performance by Kendall Patrick and the Headless Bettys for SLEEP IN 2015! Tune in Sunday, March 8th at 6pm PST / 9pm EST on Google Hangout to rock out with other participants from all around the world. Singer-songwriter Kendall Patrick and her band, The Headless Bettys,…

10 Fun Activities to do During our 2015 SLEEP IN

Are you participating in the first-ever international SLEEP IN on March 6th-8th but not sure what you’re going to do in bed all day?  There’s actually a ton of great things to do when you take a break from the hustle and bustle of modern life.  Here are 10 ideas: Beds have an unjustified association with laziness.…

Sleep Disorders, Primary Care, and the Patient Voice

AJM, official publication of the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine , is a top-15 internal medicine journal. The current issue of the American Journal of Medicine features a unique and insightful commentary by Project Sleep president Julie Flygare and Dr. Sairam Parthasarathy, Director of the University of Arizona Center for Sleep Disorders.  Their piece explains…

5 Last-Minute Gift Ideas for Sleepy People

Finished your holiday shopping?  If so, please try your best not to brag about it, and save this list for birthdays.  If you’re like me, you will be doing some eleventh hour Amazon shopping.  The two great things about Amazon are a) Prime (free two-day) shipping and b) you can shop through Amazon Smile with Project…

3 Easy Ways to Support Project Sleep on Giving Tuesday

It’s Giving Tuesday, want to help Project Sleep?  If so, thank you so very much (yay!), and here are three super simple, fun ways to do it: 1.  Didn’t finish your holiday shopping on Cyber Monday? If you like using Amazon, you can simply shop on smile.amazon.com (same prices and products) and choose Project Sleep as your…

10 Great Resources for Willis-Ekbom Disease/Restless Legs Syndrome

We’ve assembled a list of our favorite Willis-Ekbom Disease (or Restless Legs Syndrome) resources, from books to support groups. WEB (1) Willis-Ekbom Disease Foundation The Willis-Ekbom Disease Foundation website provides a wide array of resources for patients and providers, from basic diagnosis and treatment information to clinical trial listings.  A very helpful tool offered on this website is a printable symptom diary…

Children and Nightmares… Is a Bad Dream Bad? – Guest Post by Dr. Jose Colon

Questions about nightmares in children are a common subject on Paradise Sleep. Origins and definitions of nightmare are vast. But to simplify I would call a nightmare a bad dream, everybody has had bad dreams at one time or another. But exactly how “bad” can a dream be? I would like to tell you a…

Narcolepsy PSA TV Schedule

Can’t sleep tonight? Catch the FIRST TV airing of the narcolepsy public service announcement (PSA) at 12:41 a.m. on E! News Late Night. Project Sleep is thrilled to share this week’s (11/3/14 – 11/9/14) TV air times for the narcolepsy PSA, including two prime-time airings on HGTV and E! this Friday and Saturday. We’ll keep you posted on specific…

Bad Narcolepsy Joke Turns Honda into Awareness Partner

After putting the brakes on offensive ad, Honda works with narcolepsy community to produce PSA promoting awareness of the disorder LOS ANGELES — Honda Motor Co. has released the public service announcement (PSA) below about narcolepsy, a neurological sleep disorder. This follows Honda’s removal of a commercial featuring an offensive stereotype about narcolepsy in June.…
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