Items Tagged ‘bedtime’

Teens need sleep for healthy mind and body

March 7, 2018

Teens need sleep for healthy mind and body

By uclahealth uclahealth

Sleep experts say that about one-third of our day should be spent sleeping so the remaining hours can be as productive as possible. And according to Douglas Li, MD, a UCLA pediatric pulmonologist, adequate sleep is especially critical for adolescents. “What I want people to understand is that sleep is a necessity, not a luxury. […]

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Tags: bedtime, brain development, Dr. Iqbal Rashid, hyperactivity, internal clocks, mood problems, oversleep, pediatric sleep medicine, sleep debt, sleeping, UCLA Division of Pediatric Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine


Tips to help kids catch more zzz’s while hospitalized

July 21, 2016

Tips to help kids catch more zzz’s while hospitalized

By Amy Albin Amy Albin

As parents of hospitalized children know, sleep for young patients can be hard to come by in the hospital because so many things can disturb the normal sleep pattern the child has at home. Staff at Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA have found a way to help. An initiative called Supporting Sleep for Health and Healing, […]

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Tags: bedtime, childrens health, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, parents, sleep, sleep and children, sleep pattern