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Sleep Deprivation: Epidemic Sweeping this Generation

Polysomnographic specialist Kyndra Vanderheyden, left, connects sensors to Cara Horton, 16, as Horton prepares to spend the night at the Sleep Disorders Center at St. Luke's Hospital in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Oct. 3, 2004. Horton is among a growing number of teens suffering from insomnia or other sleep disorders. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Molly Glus, Reporter

January 23, 2017

With hazy tired eyes, students shuffle through the busy halls on their same daily routine all wanting one thing: sleep. That feeling is commonly known as sleep deprivation, a word defined by Wikipedia as “the condition of not having enough sleep; it can either be chronic or acute.” It is the disease that, according to sourc...

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