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Weighty Decisions: Rutgers’ Nutritional Sciences Experts Offer Some Tips for First-Year Students

Rutgers’ nutritional sciences experts offer some tips for first-year students.

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Professor Offers Insider Secrets to Success in College

A Southeastern Louisiana University professor of business offers college students valuable advice on making their way through a new educational venture and avoiding some common pitfalls.

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Food Safety Tips for Packing School Lunches

When it comes to back-to-school safety, you cover the basics vigilantly, such as teaching kids to avoid strangers, buckling them in the car and providing appropriate safety gear when they play sports. But have you considered taking as much care when it comes to packing lunch boxes?

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Expert on Youth Risk Reduction Available to Talk About Family Meals

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Midwest Air Quality Alert May Mean First Sick Day For Kids Heading Back To School

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The Midwest is experiencing dangerous levels of mold in the air as the first dangerous air alert is called for the 2013 allergy reporting season. Gottlieb Allergy Count, the official allergy count for the Midwest, reports the mold count today is 53,000, a high for 2013, and well over the 50,000 threshold that signals a dangerous air quality warning.

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Nutrition Experts at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt Offer Tips for Packing Healthy School Lunches

Children are back in school making it a good time to start the school year off right with healthy eating habits. Nutrition experts at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are offering parents tips for packing healthy school lunches.

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Wake Forest Baptist Offers Back-to-School Backpack Safety Tips

They’re fun, they’re fashionable, they’re at the top of almost every back-to-school shopping list. As convenient and necessary as they are, backpacks can also cause pain and strain muscles if not chosen and used properly.

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From Sleep to Shots, Back-to-School Health Tips from Mayo Clinic Experts

Over the next few weeks, students will be returning to their classrooms for another school year. This can be a hectic time for students and parents: The to-do list may include health checkups, getting children into a sleep routine, planning healthy lunches or preparing students facing major transitions into a new grade or school. Mayo Clinic experts offer these tips on how to make the transition back to school less stressful.

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Getting Kids Back to School Safely

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Part of heading back to school is actually getting your kids back to school safely. According to the Centers for Disease Control, on average, there is one pedestrian death every two hours and a pedestrian injury every eight minutes in the United States. Vehicles and kids can be a very scary combination whether the child is walking, biking, riding or driving.

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Healthy Food Tips for Back-to-School Success

Back to school means getting back into a routine that helps students achieve success in the new school year. Start the year off on solid footing by making good nutrition part of your child’s schedule.

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