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13 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise
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.
17 hrs ago | OakLeaves
Teens need nine-and-a-half hours of sleep each night, according to the National Sleep Foundation.
20 hrs ago | Switched
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.
New treatment helps patients sleep soundly FDA-approved Inspire Therapy inserts small electrical device in chest muscle fibers Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/life/wellness/2014/08/30/new-treatment-helps-patients-sleep-soundly/14876553/ In a new sleep apnea treatment, a small electrical device inserted in chest ... (more)
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.
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.
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.
Sleep deprivation has become so prevalent around the nation that many think an extra hour or two of sleep will improve grades.
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.
Data from the Sleep Council shed light on how difficult it was for some people to get a full night's sleep.
Most adults need at least seven to eight hours of sleep a night, and children need more.
SleepApneaDoctors.us 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.
Teenagers fighting to sleep in on school mornings have some doctors on their side.
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.
The Center for Sleep Medicine at The Valley Hospital has added several new features to its nationally accredited center.
Updated: Sun Aug 31, 2014 05:24 pm
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