Sleepless Nights May Fuel Daytime Facebook Binges: Study

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Sleepless Nights May Fuel Daytime Facebook Binges: Study

TUESDAY, Feb. 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Lack of sleep may be the reason you spend so much time on Facebook during the day, new research suggest.
The study authors tracked 76 university undergrads for seven days and found that too little sleep was linked to more frequent online activities such as browsing Facebook.
“When you get […]
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More Evidence That Poor Sleep Could Lower Teens’ Grades

TUESDAY, Feb. 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Parents who struggle to get their teens to bed at a decent hour may get some help from a new study that found sleep was closely linked to school achievement.
High school students who went to sleep by 11 p.m. Monday through Friday got better grades, the research […]
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Better Sleep May Boost Young Students’ Grades

FRIDAY, April 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Improving elementary school students’ sleep habits might give their grades a boost, new research suggests.
The study included 74 children in Montreal, aged 7 to 11, who were enrolled in a six-week school program to improve their sleep habits.
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Smoothing the Transition to Daylight Saving Time

THURSDAY, March 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Be prepared to lose a bit of sleep this weekend with the switch to Daylight Saving Time, but one doctor offers some tips for a smooth transition.
The change takes place at 2 a.m. Sunday, when clocks “spring forward” one hour.
“It’s well known that a small shift in time […]
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