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Earlier bedtimes may fend off Teen Depression

Earlier bedtimes may fend off teen depression – chicagotribune.com. DOES SLEEP AFFECT BEHAVIOUR? YOU BET! In the past years several studies have shown that a lack of sleep may cause teenagers to be cranky, fall asleep in class, struggle with exams, reduce their performance in sports, increase obesity, exacerbate asthma and actually lead to insomnia. A […]

Adolescents urged to take charge of Sexual and Reproductive Health

Adolescents urged to take charge of Sexual and Reproductive Health. The appeal came from Acting Director, Social Policy, Planning and Research Division, Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ), Easton Williams, at a World Population Day symposium held on July 11 at Emancipation Park in New Kingston. Mr. Williams warned that untimed pregnancies are often a “poverty […]