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Children Looking at Screens in Darkness Before Bedtime at Risk of Poor Sleep

Preteens who use a mobile phone or watch TV in the dark an hour before bed are at risk of not getting enough sleep compared to those who use these devices in a lit room or do not use them at all before bedtime.


Ask Susan: Help! My Son’s School Work Is Suffering Due to Poor Sleep

In the newest 'Ask Susan' column, Edublox advises a mom whose son is struggling with his school work as a result of poor sleep. Read more about recommended hours of sleep for different life phases and why sleep is important to achieve optimum performance.


Better Sleep Feels Like Winning the Lottery

Improving your sleep quality is as beneficial to health and happiness as winning the lottery, according to research by the University of Warwick. Dr. Nicole Tang in the Department of Psychology has discovered that working on getting a better night's sleep can lead to optimal physical and mental wellbeing over time -- and that quality of sleep is more important than how many hours you get.


The Cost Of Sleepless Nights Estimated At $15 Billion A Year

Burning the midnight oil happens to the best of us and according to Craig Schwimmer, MD, MPH, FACS, founder of the Snoring Center, a loss of sleep affects everyone, young and old, regardless of gender, race or profession.