Study ties lack of sleep to obesity rate in kids

May 23, 2014   // 0 Comments

Article courtesy of CBS News via "The Rundown"   A new study suggests chronic sleep deprivation during infancy and early childhood may increase the risk for obesity by age 7. "Our study found convincing evidence that getting less than recommended amounts of sleep across early childhood is an independent and strong risk factor for obesity," Dr. Elsie Taveras, chief of General Pediat...

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