American Teens are Sleep Deprived

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American teens suffering from lack of sleep.

In Your Health News, a separate study reveals most teens are not getting enough sleep.

New data from the CDC shows nearly 58 percent of middle schoolers and 73 percent of high school students don’t get the recommended hours of sleep.

Research has shown sleep deprivation can increase the risk of obesity , diabetes,  injury, mental illness and attention problems in kids and teens.

Some experts say school start times should be delayed to allow students more time to sleep.



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