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A young girl lying on the floor watching something on a smart phone while a boy beside her looks at something on a electronic tablet. (Photo: Getty Images)

Screen Time

The Pitfalls of Too Much Screen Time Too much screen time can cause health problems for an adult. Insomnia, social disconnection and lack of exercise are just a few. Mix it with the turmoil of teen years — or the plasticity of a preschooler’s brain — and it can lead to conditions
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Summer, with hot temperatures and increased light, might not be good for your sleep. (Photo: Alamy)

Summer Slumber

Are You Hurting Your Sleep This Summer? Summer is the season of barbecues, beach trips and some of the simplest joys of life, but if you are not careful, it can also be the enemy of sleep. The ideal temperature for sleep is between 60-67 degrees Fahrenheit, according to the
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A new study found that even mild sleep issues could cause high blood pressure in women. (Photo: Getty Images)

Get Your Zzzzzs

Lack of Sleep Can Raise Blood Pressure, Cause Other Problems in Adults and Kids It is well known that chronic sleep deprivation can affect cardiovascular health. But according to a new study from Columbia University Irving Medical Center, even mild sleep problems, such as having
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