New research suggests that teens that get too little or too much rest are more likely to engage in risky behaviors such as drunk driving. Researchers do not know is sleep issues cause the teens to take dangerous risks, or if they might indicate depression or other problems. They said the link is striking especially when it comes to drinking and driving. Previous research had found a link between insufficient sleep and injuries from car crashes, sports, or workplace accidents. Too much rest is rarer, but investigators found too-little sleep, defined as seven or less hours a night, is very common. The researchers said the results suggest that good sleep habits promote good health in many ways. –Jim L. Wilson and Jim Sandell
Research has found a link between insufficient sleep and injuries from car crashes, sports or workplace accidents, By Mike Stobbe, http://www.klove.com/news/2016/04/07/teens-with-too-little-sleep-take-more-risks.aspx, Accessed April 7, 2016.
Proverbs 3:23–24 (HCSB) “Then you will go safely on your way; your foot will not stumble. 24 When you lie down, you will not be afraid; you will lie down, and your sleep will be pleasant.”