Kids and Sleep

GUESTS: JUDITH AZARRA Principal, Louise Archer Elementary School, Vienna, Virginia Dr. RICHARD WALDHORN Professor of Medicine, Georgetown University Chief of the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, and Medical Director of the Georgetown University Hospital Sleep Disorders Center Dr. POLLY PANITZ Pediatrician An increasing number of children are suffering sleep disorders, and some pediatricians think the reason is the loss of traditional bedtimes. After-school activities, late-working parents, computers, and that old favorite TV all work to push back bedtimes in modern households. Join host Juan Williams and a panel of experts to share your opinion on when kids should be getting to bed.

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