Tag - unsafe behaviors

Sleepy Teens Are Risk-Taking Teens

Sleep deprivation leads to unsafe behaviors Sleep-deprived high school students are more likely to sustain injuries — often due to risky behaviors — than those who are well rested, U.S. health officials reported Thursday. In a study of more than 50,000 students, researchers found that those teens who got seven hours of sleep or less on school nights were more likely to engage in risky behaviors, such as not wearing a seatbelt, riding with a drinking driver, and drinking and driving. “The failure [...]

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