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“An independent nonprofit organization dedicated to improving public health and safety by achieving public understanding of sleep and sleep disorders, and by supporting public education, sleep-related research, and advocacy.... [The NSF] Relies on corporate and individual donations, as well as partnerships with corporations, government agencies, and other organizations, to support [its] programs.” (; accessed 7/10/02)

Corporate sponsors of NSF’s 2002 National Sleep Awareness Week program include:

  • Sanofi-Synthelabo
  • Sealy
  • Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories
  • Élan
  • Cephalon
  • HotSpring Portable Spas
  • Devilbiss
  • Orphan Medical
  • ResMed
  • Respironics
  • Sepracor

(; accessed 7/10/02)

Previous corporate sponsors include:

  • Sealy
  • Glaxo Wellcome
  • Select Comfort Corporations
  • Mallinckrodt, Inc.
  • MedAscend

(National Sleep Foundation 2000 Annual Report, “The Year in Sleep,” on file at CSPI; accessed 7/10/02)

According to a Washington Post article on sleep research, NSF has received money from the maker of the sleeping pill Ambien to alert people about an insomnia “public health crisis” as part of a marketing campaign. (Washington Post, A2, 2/15/02)

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