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"Physician Sleep Deprivation – Potential Effects on Patient Care" - It is well understood that resident, intern and attending physicians do not receive an adequate amount of sleep at night. Research seems to suggest a potential effect on the quality of patient care as a result of such sleep deprivation.

"Study: Removing tonsils, adenoids helps sleep apnea" - Tonsil and adenoid removal improves a variety of symptoms in children with moderate sleep apnea, but "watchful waiting" also helped in some ways, a new study found.

"Kids' genes, environment affect sleep differently" -  A new study based on pairs of Canadian twins suggests that genetics play a strong role in how long kids sleep at night, but their environment may be more important for afternoon naps.