Want a good night's sleep? Spend less time with your phone, say scientists

New study adds to growing body of evidence linking increased screen time to fewer hours of repose and poorer quality of sleep.

With poor sleep linked to an increased risk of a number of health problems, from obesity to stroke, researchers say the impact of smartphones merits scrutiny.

A US study has found that greater screen time, particularly at bedtime, is linked to disrupted sleep patterns – including taking a longer time to drop off. Find out more: https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2016/nov/09/want-a-good-nights-sleep-spend-less-time-with-your-phone-say-scientists

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