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Med’s Carol Rosen discusses melatonin use for children

The truth about melatonin and whether it’s safe for kids
The SkimmCarol Rosen, professor at the School of Medicine, discussed the use of melatonin for children. “There are certain groups of children with special developmental disorders whose clocks don’t work as well, and for that group, it’s helpful,” said Rosen. “The most common example is children with autism but for the majority of kids, they probably don’t need a pill for sleep.”