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Kids’ use of electronic media at night linked to problems

More than half of children who use electronic media before bedtime may have mood or learning problems during the day, a preliminary study of 40 young people suggests. The kids in the study, average age 14½, were all treated at the … Continue reading

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Are your teens having trouble getting to sleep? Many are too caffeinated!

According to a new report in Reuters Health, caffeine-fueled teens are texting, web-surfing, and gaming for hours into the night, which is affecting their alertness and ability to function during the day. What can you, as a parent, do about … Continue reading

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Cell Phone Time Takes Toll on Teen Sleep

HealthDay News is covering an academic presentation of a Swedish study claiming to show that teens who become addicted to their cell phones may be placing their health at risk by compromising their ability to sleep well.

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