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Study: Kids' Lack of Sleep Hurts Parents, Too

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Study: Kids' Lack of Sleep Hurts Parents, Too

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Study: Kids' Lack of Sleep Hurts Parents, Too

Study: Kids' Lack of Sleep Hurts Parents, Too

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When children have serious sleep problems, their parents suffer too. A study of 10,000 children shows that parents run into physical and mental health problems when their preschoolers can't sleep. Dr. Sydney Spiesel of Slate offers his thoughts on the study and shares a tip on how to keep older kids in bed longer.