Better sleep may shorten children’s hospital stays

Parents do their best to maintain a regular sleep schedule with their children, through bedtime routines that include reading bedtime stories, turning on nightlights, and tucking them in. However, this ritual is disturbed whenever a child has to spend the night in the hospital. By blurring the lines between day and nighttime, hospital settings make …

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As China’s air pollution levels drop, life expectancy rises

China’s air pollution levels still exceed recommended WHO standards, endangering the country’s residents to a wide range of health risks. However, recent air quality improvements in the northern city of Tianjin over the last few years have already led to some good results, according to the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago (EPIC). …

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