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Does a lack of sleep really make children overweight? Here’s the science

Is she getting enough shuteye? Shutterstock Jim Horne, University of Leicester Much is said about today’s children not getting enough sleep, a problem blamed on lax bedtimes, and excessive evening computer and mobile phone use. Plus ça change. A hundred or so years ago, it was just as bad – but then excessive homework was a culprit. In 1884, for …

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