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Research highlights effects of using media devices at bedtime

A new meta-analysis published in JAMA Pediatrics found a link between bedtime media device use and inadequate quantity and quality of sleep.

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A new meta-analysis published in JAMA Pediatrics found a "strong and consistent association between bedtime media device use and inadequate sleep quantity, poor sleep quality, and excessive daytime sleepiness." Poor sleep in childhood has been linked with other problems such as poor diet, obesity, reduced immunity and exercise and substance abuse. (Education Week)

 

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