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Partnering with school nurses to manage your child’s chronic condition

There are many ways you can partner with your child’s school nurse to ensure that your child is healthy and ready to learn.

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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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Lunch tips for kids with celiac disease

Wheat is tough to avoid in a school cafeteria and if parents aren’t able to pack a gluten-free lunch, what’s a kid to do?