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9 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

Doctors: Starting school later could make better students

A report issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics this month "recognizes insufficient sleep in adolescents as an important public health issue" and is urging school districts to seriously consider starting middle school and high school later in the morning.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pediatrics, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Education Etc., Teenagers, Bolton, MA

12 hrs ago | OakLeaves

Paul Sassone: Let the teenagers sleep

Teens need nine-and-a-half hours of sleep each night, according to the National Sleep Foundation.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Family, Teenagers, Education Etc., River Forest, IL

16 hrs ago | Switched

The Problem With Getting Too Much Light At Night

Artificial light at night is the problem. One study, which looked at the effect of nighttime light exposure on the elderly, found that the longer and more intense the exposure to light at night, the greater the chance of depressive symptoms.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Depression, Melatonin, Supplement, La-Jolla, CA

19 hrs ago | PsychCentral

New Research Shows Sleep Critical to Effective PTSD Treatment

"I think these findings help us understand why sleep disturbances and nightmares are such important symptoms in PTSD," said Sean P.A. Drummond, Ph.D., professor of psychiatry at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, UC San Diego

Sat Aug 30, 2014

St. Cloud Times

New treatment helps patients sleep soundly

New treatment helps patients sleep soundly FDA-approved Inspire Therapy inserts small electrical device in chest muscle fibers Check out this story on In a new sleep apnea treatment, a small electrical device inserted in chest ... (more)


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicine, Health, Otolaryngology, St. Cloud, MN, Little Falls, MN

The Janesville Gazette

Esther Cepeda: One sleeper of an issue for kids returning to school

Many adults tend to dismiss scientific research about the adolescent mind. Perhaps they came of age during a time when children, especially teens, were expected to behave as little adults.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Teenagers, Medicine, Health, Education Etc., Standardized Testing, Education

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Back-To-School Help for Kids with ADD/ADHD

If your child has been labeled "ADHD," you may already feel the pressure to pump him full of Ritalin before the school year starts again.


Related Topix: Medicine, ADHD, Health, Family, Kids, Ritalin, Methylphenidate (generic)

Graham Leader

Smart parent tricks for cutting chaos, streamlining school days

School is gearing up and a plethora of activities are starting. From soccer season and dance classes to music lessons and more fall is a time full of excitement yet major adjustment for families.


Related Topix: Family, Parenting, Kids, Medicine, Life, Food, Pizza, Health


5 Things Americans Want Right Now

The American Dream changes each decade. From the new cars and refrigerators of the 1940s and '50s to the Free Love of the '60s and '70s to whatever was going on in the '80s , it's safe to say that Americans want things.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Family, Teenagers

Deseret News

Why Zzz's get degrees: The case for later school start times

Sleep deprivation has become so prevalent around the nation that many think an extra hour or two of sleep will improve grades.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pediatrics, Standardized Testing, Education

Medical News Today

Fragmented REM sleep may hinder effective treatment of PTSD

The effectiveness of post-traumatic stress disorder treatment may hinge significantly upon sleep quality, report researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System in a paper published in the Journal of Neuroscience.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, UC San Diego, Life, Veteran Affairs

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Delaying school start times makes sense, but will never happen: Anne Reeves

The nation's pediatricians began the new school year with a controversial prescription for healthier students: push back the start of classes so kids can get more sleep.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pediatrics, Education Etc., Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Standardized Testing, Education


Three quarters 'suffer sleep problems when stressed'

Data from the Sleep Council shed light on how difficult it was for some people to get a full night's sleep.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, The Data Company, Law, Weather

Naperville Sun

If sleep is your problem, doctor may have solution Aug. 28

Most adults need at least seven to eight hours of sleep a night, and children need more.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Sys-Con Media

Sleep Apnea Doctors are Now Offered Free Listings on is a comprehensive sleep apnea guide that provides sleep apnea sufferers with an easy way to access information and locate doctors who can help meet their needs.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

World Magazine

Is school depriving your teen of much-needed sleep?

Teenagers fighting to sleep in on school mornings have some doctors on their side.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Family, Teenagers, Education Etc., Adolescents and Pre-Teens, University of Minnesota

PhysOrg Weblog

Flinders sleep experts try new tactic to fight fatigue

In a world-first, sleep experts from Flinders University are attempting to fight fatigue caused by insomnia and obstructive sleep apnoea by treating the two conditions at the same time.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Hypertension

Fox News

12 unexpected things that mess with your memory

You regularly ransack the house to find your keys. You suddenly can't recall the name of your kid's teacher.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Anxiety

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Paramus Post

The Center for Sleep Medicine Announces Enhancements to Patient Care

The Center for Sleep Medicine at The Valley Hospital has added several new features to its nationally accredited center.


Related Topix: Health, Valley Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Sleep and sleep disorders Q & A: Health Chats

We answered your questions about sleep during a live chat on Check out the responses from experts at the Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals and MetroHealth Medical Center here.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Insomnia