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Good Sleep Habits, Enforced Rules Help Kids Sleep: Study

February 04, 2015

A regular bedtime and other sleep-related rules help children and teens get a good night's sleep, a new study suggests. "Good quality and sufficient sleep are vital for children," study leader Orfeu Buxton, an associate professor of biobehavioral health at Penn State in College Park, Pa., said in a university news release. "Just like a healthy diet and exercise, sleep is critical for children to stay healthy, grow, learn, do well in school, and function at their best," Buxton added. Researchers analyzed survey responses from more than 1,100 American parents or guardians of youngsters aged 6 to 17. To read more, click here

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