The Importance of Sleep for Young Athletes Who Travel

For children who play on a travel sports team, sleep should be a top priority. Not only is ample...

Children and Sleep

Every living creature needs to sleep. It is the primary activity of the brain during early development. Circadian rhythms,...

Three Things You Need to Know About Your Child’s Sleep Environment

Jim Spilsbury, PhDA child’s sleep environmentmay differ widely across cultural and social settings. Although the presence and use of...

Development of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea and Sleep Obstructive sleep apnea is a disorder in which breathing is briefly and repeatedly interrupted during sleep....

How Blue Light Affects Kids & Sleep

As difficult as it is to get kids to stop watching TV or using their electronic devices before bedtime,...

How Can My Child Get More Sleep?

Dr. Jodi MindellDo you know how much sleep we really need? What about how much sleep your child needs? Sleep...

Pointers for Parents

What can you do to be sure your teen gets enough sleep to be healthy and perform at his...

Snoring in Children

Many if not most children snore on occasion, and about 10 percent or more snore on most nights. Snoring...

Children's Stress & Sleep

Helping kids get a better night’s sleep sometimes starts with managing their anxiety. Children’s stress often goes unnoticed by...

What Can You Do to Promote Good Dental Health

Because infectious diseases are frequently transmitted via touch, hand hygiene is an important first line of defense against the spread of infections in dental...