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Getting enough sleep is important for people of all ages to stay in good health. Read more to learn how much sleep you need.

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Drive alert and stay unhurt. Learn the risks of drowsy driving and how to protect yourself.

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Learn how starting school later can help adolescents get enough sleep and improve their health, academic performance, and quality of life.

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Students who reported sleeping ≤7 hours on school nights were more likely to report several injury-related risk behaviors compared with students who sleep 9 hours.