Q&A With Peter Polos From JFK Medical Center: Study Shows Importance of Teens Unplugging At Bedtime

In a time of 24 hour technology usage students could be doing themselves more harm than they realize by keeping their cell phones close at hand at bedtime.

In a time of 24 hour technology usage students could be doing themselves more harm than they realize by keeping their cell phones close at hand at bedtime.

Peter Polos, MD, PhD, from JFK Medical Center in New Jersey discussed the results of a large study recently conducted at the sleep center on the topic. Polos said that while this study focused on high school children in a local district he hopes to look at other age groups as well in future studies.