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Tempur-Pedic Launches New 'Health and Wellness' Podcast Series
Sep 10, 2007 (08:09 AM EDT)


LEXINGTON, Ky., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tempur-Pedic International Inc., the leading manufacturer, marketer and distributor of premium mattresses and pillows worldwide, today launched a series of podcasts that explore the connection between sleep and a balanced life.

Dr. Barry Bittman, a Tempur-Pedic Wellness Advisory Board member, CEO and medical director of the Mind-Body Wellness Center, neurologist and author of Reprogramming Pain and Maze of Life is the featured guest on the first of the five part series. "The Benefits of a Good Night's Sleep" will give consumers more insight about the overall importance of a restorative night's rest and stress reduction.

"Consumers are more interested and are taking a more active role than ever before in researching wellness issues. We want to be a resource to provide them with information about the importance of sleep," said Rick Anderson, president of Tempur-Pedic North America. "We strive to increase awareness of Tempur-Pedic's brand as a solution for consumers to experience a restful, rejuvenating sleep as part of their wellness regime."

Tempur-Pedic's "Health and Wellness" podcast series is designed to broaden the company's consumer reach and educate the public about the importance of a balanced life and the role quality sleep plays in their lives. The series will help remind consumers that sleep is the foundation for living healthy.

Tempur-Pedic plans to release one podcast each month through February. Other podcast topics and featured guests include, "Relieving Stress during the Holidays" with Dr. Howard Fidler, "The Importance of Children's Sleeping Habits" with Dr. Jodi Fidler, "Healthy New Year's Sleep Resolutions" with Terra Wellington and "Sleep Tips for Daylight Savings Time" with Dr. Barbara Phillips.

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About the Company

Tempur-Pedic International Inc. http://www.tempurpedic.com manufactures and distributes mattresses and pillows made from its proprietary TEMPUR(R) pressure-relieving material. It is the worldwide leader in premium sleep, the fastest growing segment of the estimated $13 billion global mattress market. The Company is focused on developing, manufacturing and marketing advanced sleep surfaces that help improve the quality of life for people around the world. The Company's products are currently sold in over 70 countries under the TEMPUR(R) and Tempur-Pedic(R) brand names. World headquarters for Tempur-Pedic International is in Lexington, KY. For more information, visit or call 800-805-3635.

CONTACT: Elizabeth Moore, or Taylor Lehman, Edelman, +1-404-262-3000, forTempur-Pedic International Inc.

Web site: http://www.tempurpedic.com/ http://www.tempurpedic.com/about/our_soul/media_gallery/podcasts//