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Emotional Support Provides Relief for Children with Sleep Disorders

Parents try everything to get their kids to sleep, but new research shows that the most effective way might actually entail being emotionally available. The research examined mothers’ behavior toward their children during bedtime, and found that the children slept best when the parents responded correctly to their children’s emotional cues. They did not find […]

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Sleep Loss Contributes to Teen Athletic Injuries

According to a new study presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics, adolescent athletes who get eight hours or more of sleep per night are 68% less likely to be injured. Researchers asked 7-12 grade students questions about how often and regularly they played sports, as well as their sleep habits.  They found that the students […]

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