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Sleep a weighty issue for boys

John Kerr posted in on September 20th, 2013.

Poor sleep habits have been linked with teen weight gain in a new study, but the findings only seem to apply to boys. Researchers from the University of Otago examined the sleeping habits and physical measurements of almost 700 secondary school students, identifying a link between less sleep and higher body fat, but only in […]

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