New York is Not Getting Enough Sleep. The Solution May Include Teddy Bears

Karen Bonuck, Ph.D., explains her research collaboration aimed at promoting healthy sleep routines for children at Head Start centers across New York State. Dr. Bonuck is professor of family and social medicine and of obstetrics & gynecology and women’s health at Einstein.

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Teddy Bears Used To Help Teach Children How To Get A Good Night’s Sleep

Karen Bonuck, Ph.D., is testing a curriculum focused on healthy sleep habits for preschoolers at 22 Head Start programs in New York State. Dr. Bonuck is professor of family and social medicine and of obstetrics & gynecology and women’s health at Einstein.


ADHD and Sleep Disorders in Children

Karen Bonuck, Ph.D., explains her research that found sleep-disorder symptoms in children can mimic Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder behaviors. Dr. Bonuck is professor of family and social medicine and of obstetrics & gynecology and women’s health at Einstein.


Could some ADHD be a type of sleep disorder?

Karen Bonuck, Ph.D., discusses her research on the connection between sleep and behavior in children. Dr. Bonuck is professor of family and social medicine and of obstetrics & gynecology and women’s health at Einstein.


NPR’s Shots blog interviews Karen Bonuck, Ph.D., about her study that found lack of sleep and sleep-disordered breathing doubled kids’ risk for obesity. Dr. Bonuck emphasizes the need to promote healthy sleep in children, noting, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure… Pun intended.” Dr. Bonuck is professor of family and social medicine and of obstetrics & gynecology and women’s health at Einstein.

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Is ADHD caused by bad sleep? U.S. News & World Report interviews Karen Bonuck, Ph.D., about her research linking nighttime breathing and hyperactivity. While some studies show that improving sleep problems in teenagers eliminates ADHD symptoms, Dr. Bonuck’s work indicates that snoring and sleep apnea in young children precedes behavior problems – even if nighttime breathing issues are resolved. Dr. Bonuck is professor of family and social medicine and of obstetrics & gynecology and women’s health at Einstein.


The New York Times interviews Karen Bonuck, Ph.D., about the 22 percent increase in the rate of ADHD diagnoses in children from 2003 to 2007 and her research that links the disorder to kids’ breathing problems during sleep. Dr. Bonuck is professor of family and social medicine and of obstetrics & gynecology and women’s health at Einstein.


CBS Evening News interviews Karen Bonuck, Ph.D., on her new research showing snoring, mouth-breathing and sleep apnea in young children often precedes behavior problems, especially hyperactivity. Dr. Bonuck is professor of family and social medicine and of obstetrics & gynecology and women’s health at Einstein.

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