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Insomnia (cont.)

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American Academy of Sleep Medicine
One Westbrook Corporate Center, Suite 920
Westchester, IL 60154
(708) 492-0930

American Sleep Association
614 South 8th St, Suite 282
Philadelphia, PA 19147
(443) 593-2285
sleep@1sleep.com

National Sleep Foundation
1522 K Street, NW, Suite 500,
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 347-3471
nsf@sleepfoundation.org

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REFERENCES: eMedicine.com. Insomnia.
<http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1187829-overview>

FDA.gov. Medication Guide Intermezzo. <http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2011/022328s000mg.pdf>


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/8/2014

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