Successful Summer Vacation Tips for High School Students

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High school students generally have one goal in mind after the last school bell rings in mid-June, and that is to relax.  They want to sleep in, stay up late and hang out with their friends.  Well, that is fine… for a short while anyway, but, of course the novelty wears off and soon the

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How Does the Teen Brain Work?

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The teenage years are a major time of transition for the brain. Although teens start to look more like adults than children, their brains are still very different from that of an adult. In fact, the brain does not fully look like an adult’s until the early 20s. Teens often act very differently than adults

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Health Benefits of Sleep for Teens and Children

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Teenagers and children need a great deal of sleep but many get far less than the recommended amount. Leading scientists say that teens and children need about 9-10 hours of sleep each night, which is more than the recommended amount of 7-8 hours per night for adults. This lack of sleep can be very harmful

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