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Most High School Students Are Sleep Deprived

HBNS STORY | January 5, 2010

Only about 8 percent of high school students get enough sleep on an average school night, a large new study online in the Journal of Adolescent Health finds.

Daily Exercise, Minimized Computer Time for Optimal Sleep in Teens

HBNS STORY | November 8, 2011

Daily exercise improves a teenager’s chances of a good night’s sleep, while excess computer time has the opposite effect, according to a new study.

Family Matters When It Comes to a Good Night’s Sleep

HBNS STORY | May 31, 2012

Sound, restful sleep may be just a dream for millions of Americans with strained family relationships, according to a new study published in the Journal of Health and Social Behavior.

Bedwetting Treatments Offer Help

HBNS STORY | August 20, 2013

Simple treatments for bed-wetting are better than nothing at all, but aren’t as effective as more advanced alarm therapy or drug therapy, according to a new meta-analysis in The Cochrane Library.

Teens with Late Bedtimes Have Lower Grades

HBNS STORY | November 10, 2013

Late bedtimes during the school year, especially in younger teens, predicted a lower cumulative grade point average and more emotional distress by college age, finds a new article in Journal of Adolescent Health.

Minorities and Poor More Likely to Suffer from Restless Sleep and Chronic Diseases

HBNS STORY | December 17, 2013

The poor and minorities tend to suffer from poor sleep and chronic disease more often, but sleep does not appear to be a root cause of disease disparity, finds a new study in Ethnicity & Disease.