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Children, Teens & Sleep

Electronics in the Bedroom: Why it’s Necessary to Turn Off Before...

Let’s face it –electronics are a part of life in the 21st century. Pros and cons to our increasing...

Could My Child Have Sleep Apnea?

"Caleb was two when we first noticed his loud snoring," said Scott, Caleb's father. "We were alarmed but didn't...

Nightmares and Sleep

Nightmares are dreams with vivid and disturbing content. They are most common in children during REM sleep, but they...

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 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...

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,...

Children and Bedtime Fears and Nightmares

What should I do if my child says he or she is too scared to go to sleep? Listen and...

Eight Major Obstacles to Delaying School Start Times

The following are eight major obstacles to changing school start times: 1. Transportation Because most school districts have a delicately balanced...

Keep Tots Away from Tech for Better Sleep

It may seem like an easy form of entertainment and distraction, but tots and tech don’t mix well. For...

Sleep and Teens – Biology and Behavior

Mary A. Carskadon, PhDHow much sleep do teens need? And how much sleep are they realistically getting? Based on current data,...

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...