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Teens Obesity Risk as Adults Jumps with Less Than 6 Hours Sleep

Teenagers who don’t get enough sleep may wake up to worse consequences than nodding off during chemistry class. According to new research, risk of being obese by age 21 was 20% higher among 16-year-olds who got less than 6 hours of sleep a night, compared with their peers who slumbered more than 8 hours.

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Kids and Caffeine: Kaiser Permanente Warns of Consequences

Many kids, high-school age and younger, are juggling nearly as many responsibilities as adults—and now, they’re caffeinating like adults, too. As many families are finding out, the use of coffee, soda, or energy drinks can lead to painful consequences, according to Kaiser Permanente.