March 04, 2014

Sleepy kids more likely to be hit by a car, Alabama study finds

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From: CBS Atlanta
Dr. Kristin Avis, a children’s sleep expert along with Karen Gamble, an assistant professor of psychiatry at UAB and David Schwebel, a professor of psychology at UAB received a grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Development and from the Kaul Pediatric Research Institute at the Children’s of Alabama Foundation. “In our study, sleepy children were much more likely to become a victim of a pedestrian accident involving a motor vehicle,” Avis said.
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