Children need sleep to perform



It’s that time again. The kids need new backpacks, sharpened pencils and nutritious school lunches. But don’t forget something else they need for a successful school day—at least nine hours of restful sleep each night.
The National Center on Sleep Disorders Research at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) is advising parents that most children need at least nine hours of sleep each night to do their best in school, sports, family relationships and fr...

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