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Hannah Chow, MD, pediatrician, Loyola University Health System; associate professor of pediatrics, Loyola University Chicago School of medicine.
Kaiser Family Foundation: "Children's Media Use and Sleep Problems: Issues and Unanswered Questions," "The Media Family: Electronic Media in the Lives of Infants, Preschoolers, and Their Parents."
Cantor, J. Journal of Communication, Autumn 1996; vol 46: pp 139-152.
Jodi A. Mindell, PhD, associate director, Sleep Center, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia; author, Sleeping Through the Night.
National Sleep Foundation: "How Much Sleep Do We Really Need?" "Children and Sleep."
American Psychological Association: "How to get a good night sleep."
MedicineNet: "Hidden Sources of Caffeine."
Center for Science in the Public Interest: "Caffeine Content for Food & Drugs."
KidsHealth: "Kids and Exercise," "What to Do if You Can't Sleep."
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