Why Sleeping is Allowed at Schools

Why Sleeping is Allowed at Schools

Most teens don’t get enough sleep. To combat this problem, high schools in New Mexico are bringing naptime back. These schools have nap pods, which enable students to catch up on their sleep between classes, according to an article in Good Housekeeping. The first pod was purchased in 2008 and more were added in 2011 […]

Teen obesity tied to sleep

Teen obesity tied to sleep

Increasing the amount of sleep adolescents get each night may reduce the prevalence of adolescent obesity, according to research from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Results of the study show that fewer hours of sleep are associated with greater increases in adolescent body mass index for teens 14 […]