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8 a.m. high school? Sleep habits of pandemic teens suggest benefits of later start times

COVID-19 lockdown periods opened a unique window for observing teen sleep patterns. (Shutterstock) Suzanne Hood, Bishop’s University The return to in-person classrooms this fall may have the unintended consequence of depriving many Canadian high school students of sleep. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, many teens were chronically sleep-deprived during the week, putting them at greater risk of poor health and …

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