May 272011
 

For many years I have been talking to people about the need for kids to get more sleep, especially teens.  Just reading a press release regarding a research study published in the British Medical Journal.

The research is showing that even when all other data is corrected for, lack of sleep increases risks for obesity.

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110526205103.htm

or if you want to go to the original journal for the abstract you can get it here

http://www.bmj.com/content/342/bmj.d2712