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The Art of Letting Go

Ready or not, throngs of parents will say goodbye to their teenagers this month as their children transition to freshmen in college. Expert E. Christine Moll, PhD, offers advice for parents.

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Ten Tips to Reduce Back-to-School Stress

Loyola University Health System psychologist Michael Hakimi, PsyD, offers ten tips to reduce school stress and ensure the new school year will be a success both in and outside of the classroom.

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The Medical Minute: Returning to School Year Sleep Routines

It's the time of year when parents are celebrating the return to routine as their children return to school – unless you have a teenager. For parents of teens, getting their children to go to bed on time and get up on time can be a struggle.

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Back-to-School Anxiety Common for Kids and Adolescents

As the number of days of summer vacation decrease, children and adolescent anxiety levels often increase. In addition to getting school supplies, registration completed and vaccinations up to date, it’s important for parents to talk to their kids and understand how they feel about heading back to school.

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Getting Kids Back to School Safely

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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The ABC's of Head Lice

With the start of another school year, a University of Florida expert warns of a head-scratching problem ─ lice.

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Got Back to School Health Questions? We've Got Expert Answers!

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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Specialists Offer Back to School Tips to Parents on Keeping Kids Safe and Healthy

Specialists at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles compiled a list of rules to remember on how to keep children safe and healthy as they return to school.

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Broward College Experts Offers Back-to-School Tips

As summer winds down, and students make their way back to the classroom, Broward College is offering several tips to help overcome the challenges and stress that come with the start of a new school year.

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Parents and Kids: Managing the Anxieties and Emotions of Back to School

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Dr. Marcy’s focus is on the emotional aspects of the new school year — the stress it causes for kids and parents. She has a model called The Six Rs of Returning to School: Rest, Routine, Responsibility, Reassure, Resist and Role Modeling. She talks about how to help children with the sudden overwhelm of transitioning from summer fun and later nights to resuming long days in the classroom and doing nightly homework. She is also an expert on kids’ socialization issues, like bullying (how parents should manage if their kid is the victim or if their kid is the bully), dealing with new teachers, adjusting to a new school.

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Expert Available to Speak About Later School Start Times

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Tips for Lunch Box Food Safety

As Americans settle into their new fall routines with sending kids back to school and returning to work after relaxing vacations, they are packing more lunches for both school and work in an effort to save money. In this economy, packing your lunch or your child’s can save your family money, and ensure a safe and healthy meal.

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College-Bound Students: Don’t Forget to Pack These Necessities, Says USciences Prof

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Thousands of students across Greater Philadelphia will soon start the next chapter of their lives as they begin their college journeys away from home. But with their new freedom comes the exposure to millions of germs while living and studying in close quarters with others.

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Tips for Keeping Your Children Injury-Free During Fall Sports

Many children return to sports such as soccer, football, cross-country and volleyball when they return to school. Physicians in the Division of Sports Medicine at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center say preparation before the first day of practice is critical in helping to reduce the risk of injury.

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Expert Available to Speak About Later School Start Times

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Food Safety Experts Available for Packed School Lunches

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UF/IFAS Expert Urges Returning College Students to Read, Know Their Lease

As thousands of college students across America return to school for the fall, a UF/IFAS financial expert has quick, simple advice: Read the apartment lease. To some, reviewing the lease may seem obvious; to others, it may seem onerous. But it’s time well spent, said Michael Gutter, an associate professor of family financial management and associate dean of Extension at UF/IFAS.

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Back-to-School Health: Physicians Offer Advice for Parents and Students

Back-to-school health story features stress, school bus safety, student-athlete situations, vaccinations, back packs, and food allergies.

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Parents Need to Talk to Their Children about School Bus Safety at the Start of the School Year

According to the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration, from 2004 through 2013, 1,344 people died in school transportation-related crashes—an average of 134 fatalities per year.