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In a recent Reuters article, Dr. Judith Owens, director of Sleep Medicine at Children's National, weighs in on later teen bedtimes tied to school problems and distress.
Pediatrician and sleep medicine specialist at Children’s National Health System, Judith Owens, MD, says despite increased consumption of energy drinks, there remain knowledge gaps on the health impacts of caffeine on the adolescent and young adult population. Dr. Owens led a review of the effects of caffeinated products on sleep, mood, and performance in children and adolescents in a special supplement to the journal Nutrition Reviews.
Judith Owens, MD, MPH, talks about teen sleep and Fairfax County school start times with WUSA-9.
A team led by Children’s National presented four potential transportation scenarios as the best options to delay high school start times and improve the health, safety, and academic success of high school students in Fairfax County, Virginia.