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Three tips for a smooth back-to-school transition

For a smooth back-to-school transition, make sure you talk to your child about the transition, identify potential stressors and try a “dress rehearsal” to get them used to the routine.

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Returning to school after an acute illness

Attending or returning to school can be difficult for kids with acute illnesses. But there are strategies that parents and caregivers can use to help facilitate returning to school after an acute illness.

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What is a School-Based Health Center?

School-based Health Centers are a great community resource and play an active role in providing health care for children.

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Managing asthma in school: A guide for parents

Asthma is a leading cause of school absenteeism, accounting for 30% of all missed school days or about 14 million absences each school year.

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How to pack your kids a healthy and tasty school lunch

Packing a healthy and tasty school lunch can seem like a daunting task. Try using the MyPlate method, developed by USDA.