Teens benefit from school late school time

Researchers found that high school time that start after 8:30 a.m. may help teens to get the minimum recommended amount of sleep that will benefit their overall health and well being.
"Teens starting school at 8:30 a.m. or later were the only group with an average time in bed permitting eight hours of sleep, the minimum recommended by expert consensus," said lead author Orfeu Buxton, associate professor of biobehavioral health at Penn State. "Later school start times were associated with later wake times in our large, diverse sample."
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