Beat the Heat

Beat the Heat

Stay Cool While You Sleep An Unbearable Heat Wave Heat can sometimes be extreme, such as in the 2003 European Heat Wave, which caused thousands of deaths, especially among the more vulnerable – the elderly, those with impaired health, and those too poor to afford air...
Side Sleeping – Part 3

Side Sleeping – Part 3

Is Side Sleeping the Best Position? This is Part 3. Click here for Part 1 or Part 2. Beds for Side Sleepers Each sleeping position has its own benefits and disadvantages. For side sleepers and the others, the bed and the pillows can mitigate the disadvantages for a...
MyPillow

MyPillow

  How does the most heavily advertised pillow stack up? The Ubiquitous Ad If you have been watching television – whether over the air, through cable, from a satellite, or on the Internet – whether news, weather, sports, local programming, or movies – chances are you...
Screen Use and Quality of Sleep (Part 2)

Screen Use and Quality of Sleep (Part 2)

An Analysis of Responses to the Survey Screen vs. No Screen Using results as of 11/30/2017 Part 2: Evaluation and Conclusions Part 1 of Screen Use and Quality of Sleep reported on the results of the Memory Foam Mattress Survey, Screen vs. No Screen. How Electronic...
Screen Use and Quality of Sleep (Part 1)

Screen Use and Quality of Sleep (Part 1)

An Analysis of Responses to the Survey Screen vs. No Screen Using results as of 11/30/2017 Part 1: Survey Responses Throughout 2017, MemoryFoamMattress.Org (MFM) has been conducting an online survey on the use of electronic devices before going to bed. It is an...
Xtreme Comforts SlimSleeper Shredded Memory Foam Pillow

Xtreme Comforts SlimSleeper Shredded Memory Foam Pillow

The Thinner of Two The 5” high SlimSleeper Shredded Memory Foam Pillow by Xtreme Comforts is the thinner version of their 7” Xtreme Comforts Shredded Memory Foam Pillow. Like the thicker pillow, the SlimSleeper is filled with shredded memory foam and encased in a...
Down vs. Shredded Memory Foam

Down vs. Shredded Memory Foam

A Comparison of Two Kinds of Pillows Up with Down For a long time, at least over a thousand years, the most luxurious, most coveted pillows were those filled with down and/or feathers. By the 20th Century, feather pillows were common. Most of us who grew up before the...
Allergy Standard Limited (ASL)

Allergy Standard Limited (ASL)

Organization Most organizations for standards and certification were established by groups of companies in the industries having to meet those standards. However, Allergy Standard Limited (ASL) was not started by industry executives, but by physicians specializing in...
American Down & Feather Council (ADFC)

American Down & Feather Council (ADFC)

Organization The American Down & Feather Council (ADFC) is “a section of the Home Fashion Products Association (HFPA).” Its members are companies which manufacture products using down and feathers or distribute, buy/sell, or process feathers and down. ADFC...
International Down and Feather Bureau (IDFB)

International Down and Feather Bureau (IDFB)

The Organization Based in Bregenz, Austria, the International Down and Feather Bureau (IDFB) is “the global association of the down and feather industry.” As such, it promotes the use of down and feathers in home products (bedding), apparel, and sporting gear. IDFB is...