How Much Sleep For Teens?

How Much Sleep For Teens?

It’s a mantra from physicians, sleep experts and other health professionals we’ve come to expect: teenagers are short on sleep. This lack of sleep contributes to a range of problems, including poor decision making and reduced academic performance. As a result, widely...
Sleep deprivation raises diabetes risk

Sleep deprivation raises diabetes risk

Poor sleep is strongly linked to increased risk for type 2 diabetes. The two problems—which have been referred to as twin epidemics—present serious public health risks in the United States and worldwide. Sleep problems are also linked to risk for obesity, a primary...