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If your smartphone is keeping you up at night, give it a rest

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Oscar Wong/Getty IF YOU are thinking of giving up something in January, consider a late-night digital detox. Why? I fear our obsessive love affair with smartphones is affecting sleep, especially among the young. Last year’s Deloitte UK mobile consumer survey reported 91 per cent of 18 to 44-year-olds in the UK own a smartphone. These are clearly desirable devices but less desirable is the way many people, especially the young, use them. That same survey showed half of 18 to 24-year-olds check their phone in the middle of the night. Likewise the Headmasters’ and Headmistresses’ Conference,