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Challenging 100 Years of Sleep Guidelines for Children

For parents who feel like they’re failing to make sure their kids get enough sleep, this may be comforting: Your parents also failed, as did your grandparents and great-grandparents. At least that’s according to a study released Monday in the journal Pediatrics, which found that children haven’t been getting the recommended hours of shuteye for [...]

By |2016-01-21T22:01:00+00:00January 21st, 2016|Sleep|

Seven hours might be better than eight

How much sleep do you really need? Experts generally recommend seven to nine hours a night for healthy adults. Sleep scientists say new guidelines are needed to take into account an abundance of recent research in the field and to reflect that Americans are on average sleeping less than they did in the past. Several [...]

By |2015-12-10T17:59:41+00:00December 10th, 2015|Sleep|
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