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Study looks at melatonin use, sleep patterns in school-age kids

JAMA Pediatrics

What The Study Did: This observational study used a study group of children from the Netherlands to examine how common was the use of melatonin and its association with sleep patterns in school-age children.

Author: Henning Tiemeier, M.D., Ph.D., of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in Boston, is the corresponding author.

(doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2019.2084)

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