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Sixty percent of students surveyed by researchers at St Lawrence University in New York stayed awake all night at least once since entering the school, according to a 2008 study. The practice isn limited to students cramming for exams. A 2012 survey commissioned for the UK teachers’ magazine TES Connect found that 70% of 1,600 primary school teachers questioned had stayed up all night to complete work at least once in the previous three months.

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Scientific research tells us that poor sleeping habits are bad for our health and well being.

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