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Television Causes Sleep Loss in Children

Does your child have a television in her room? Have you considered allowing your son to have his own television? While it may be more convenient to have a television in your child’s room, even with parental controls the TV may be causing some serious issues. New research suggests that for every hour of television a child watches each day, they get seven fewer minutes of sleep. 

New Study Finds Late Night Electronics Increase Insomnia in Children and Teens

A new study published in the current issue of the journal Pediatrics finds that electronic gadgets—such as TV, video games, and computers—increase the time it takes for children and teenagers to fall asleep, increasing their risk for insomnia and symptoms of daytime sleepiness.