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National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute: "Why is sleep important?"
National Sleep Foundation: "What happens when you sleep?" "How much sleep do babies and kids need?" "Children and sleep," "Later school start times," "25 random facts about sleep," "School start time and sleep," "ADHD and sleep," "Teens and sleep."
Harvard Medical School: "Sleep, learning and memory."
Teens Health: "How much sleep do I need?"
Kids Health: "Naps."
Cleveland Clinic: "Getting your child to go to bed and stay there."
Boystown Pediatrics: "Why kids need sleep."
PBS: "Adolescents and sleep."
American Academy of Pediatrics: "Let them sleep."
University of Michigan Health System: "Sleep problems."
Northshore University Health System: "Sleep disorder symptoms and signs."
National Association of School Psychologists: "Sleep and Sleep Disorders in Children and Adolescents: Information for Parents and Educators."
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