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Sleep Teens

Why More Schools Are Letting Their Students Sleep In

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 02.27.2015 | Healthy Living

It can be downright Sisyphean to get a teenager out of bed. Just like adults, they're often significantly sleep-deprived -- and the first period bell ...

Teens Are Getting Less And Less Sleep

Posted 02.17.2015 | Healthy Living

By Cari Nierenberg, Contributing writer Published: 02/17/2015 02:45 AM EST on LiveScience The amount of time that teens spend sleeping has subst...

Another Good Reason Teens Should Get The Right Amount Of Sleep

Reuters | Posted 01.22.2015 | Healthy Living

By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) - Teens who don't get enough sleep may be at risk for chronic problems later in life from increased ...

Teens Who Skimp On Sleep May Face Later Obesity Risk

The Huffington Post | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 08.21.2014 | Healthy Living

Teens who skimp on sleep could be setting themselves up for obesity just a few years later, a new study suggests. Researchers from Columbia Univers...

Bad Sleep For Teens Could Mean More Sick Days

Posted 10.30.2013 | Healthy Living

By Tara Haelle Teenagers are famous for having erratic sleeping patterns. But those who aren't getting enough sleep may be setting themselves up fo...

Back To School Is A Great Time For Teens To Sleep

Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine | Posted 11.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine

The assumption is that the teenagers are falling asleep because they are bored or disinterested in the class. Was elementary school more exciting than high school? No, that is not the reason. It is a misconception that boredom causes sleepiness. Boredom just unmasks sleep deprivation.

Why Your Teen Refuses To Wake Up On Time

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 01.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Biological changes are an important part of the teen-sleep picture, but they don't tell the whole story. Combined with these biological shifts are environmental and lifestyle factors that also can interfere with teens' sleep.

Could Too Little Sleep Put Teens At Risk For Diabetes?

Posted 10.03.2012 | Healthy Living

A small new study identifies something we do every day that could influence diabetes risk among teenagers: Sleep. New research published in the jou...