Screen time before bed may delay sleep onset

01/14/2013 | HealthDay News

Greater time spent watching TV, using the computer or playing video games before bedtime was associated with a later sleep onset among children and teens, New Zealand researchers found. A difference in screen sedentary time of just 13 minutes between the late sleep onset group and the early sleep group adds up to almost an hour of sleep during the school week, according to the study in the journal Pediatrics.

View Full Article in:

HealthDay News

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Senior Director, Research
America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
Washington, DC
Stop Loss Sales Executive
Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA
Boston, MA
Regional Director, Southeastern Region - State Affairs
America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
Washington, DC
Field Representative-Oklahoma and Kansas
National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA)
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Market Intelligence Manager
Olympus Corporation of the Americas
Southborough, MA