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Parents and Kids: Don't Leave Home Without Your Breakfast

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Poor Sleep Schedule Can Affect Hormone Health

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Teens: Want to Sleep in on School Days?

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Pediatricians have a new prescription for schools: later start times for teens. Delaying the start of the school day until at least 8:30 a.m. would help curb their lack of sleep, which has been linked with poor health, bad grades, car crashes and other problems, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) said in a new policy, which outlined chronic sleep deficits in our nation’s adolescents.

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Back-to-School Physicals, the First Exam of the Academic Year

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Between buying new backpacks and pencils, sneakers and jeans, parents should start thinking about getting their children into the pediatrician for a back-to-school medical exam.

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The Medical Minute: Easing Back-to-School Anxieties in Kids

After a summer of lazy afternoons and late bedtimes, parents of school-aged children face the deadline for helping their young ones transition to not only a new routine and schedule — but also the academic and social challenges a new school year brings.

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Unlike Less Educated People, College Grads More Active on Weekends Than Weekdays

People’s educational attainment influences their level of physical activity both during the week and on weekends, according to a study whose authors include two University of Kansas researchers.

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Study Finds Range of Skills Students Taught in School Linked to Race and Class Size

Pressure to meet national education standards may be the reason states with significant populations of African-American students and those with larger class sizes often require children to learn fewer skills, finds a University of Kansas researcher.

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Busy Schedules Force Young People to Manage Time Well

Back to school article dealing with the topic of over-scheduled kids and how to manage the activities that truly are priorities.

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Back to School with Dr. Lori Laffel from Joslin Diabetes Center

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Lori Laffel, M.D., MPH, Chief of the Pediatric, Adolescent and Young Adult Section at Joslin Diabetes Center and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, oversees the largest pediatric diabetes clinic in New England has over 25 years of experience treating pediatric patients with diabetes.

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Missouri S&T Experts Available for Back-to-School Stories

As students return to college campuses across the country, Missouri S&T is finding innovative ways to use technology, reinventing courses and establishing the nation’s first Ph.D. in explosives engineering.

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