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Among teens, sleep deprivation an epidemic

When counseling teens, ask them how much sleep they are getting. Sleep deprivation increases the likelihood teens will suffer myriad negative consequences, including an inability to concentrate, poor grades, drowsy-driving incidents, anxiety, depression, panic attacks, thoughts of suicide and even suicide attempts.  learn more

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TeensHealth

There's a lot of confusing, misleading, and just plain wrong health information on the Web. This site's mission is to "tell it to you straight" and it seems to do a good job of it. Teens can find honest, accurate information and advice about health, emotions, and life.  learn more