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Newswise: Smithsonian Snapshot: Stay Sharp This School Year

Article ID: 718737

Smithsonian Snapshot: Stay Sharp This School Year

Smithsonian Institution

With back-to-school season underway, just the sight of this pencil sharpener may bring back memories of school days past. Generations after it was first introduced, this style of sharpener can still be found in schools today.

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10-Sep-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Newswise: Technology’s role in everyday life can shape family discussions about screen time with school back in session

Article ID: 718588

Technology’s role in everyday life can shape family discussions about screen time with school back in session

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Noelle Chesley says research isn't clear about the best ways for parents to monitor and regular their children's time using phones, computers and other communications technology.

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9-Sep-2019 8:35 AM EDT
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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Rutgers expert school violence prevention weighs in on whether beefed up security measures keep kids safe.

Article ID: 718349

Rutgers expert school violence prevention weighs in on whether beefed up security measures keep kids safe.

Rutgers University

Do bulletproof backpacks, lobbies, metal detectors, cameras, guards and other beefed up security measures in response to previous school shootings protect our students from school violence? We spoke with Matthew Mayer, associate professor with the Rutgers-New Brunswick Graduate School of Education, whose research focuses on school violence prevention and promoting safe and productive schools, to find out.

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3-Sep-2019 11:20 AM EDT
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Law and Public Policy

Article ID: 718298

Back to School!

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

From maintaining regular check-ups and keeping up to date with recommended vaccinations to a good diet and exercise, some simple tips can help keep youngsters healthy as they head back to class - and are cancer preventive too.

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30-Aug-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Newswise: Back-to-School Tips From Rowan Medicine Pediatrics

Article ID: 717754

Back-to-School Tips From Rowan Medicine Pediatrics

Rowan University

Heading back to school after the long summer causes jubilation in many parents but the adjustment and the anxiety for children can make the transition very difficult. To help ease that transition, Rowan Medicine pediatrician Dr. Tanya Kadrmas-Iannuzzi offers these tips and advice for parents to follow: Easing back-to-school nerves Some kids are nervous or anxious about starting or going back to school – they are uncertain about leaving the home or separating from their parents.

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20-Aug-2019 4:45 PM EDT
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Article ID: 717653

Do You Know How Heavy Your Child's Backpack Is?

Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Backpacks that are too heavy can cause pain, lead to serious injury and affect posture. Children can end up with injuries in their joints, back/spine, muscles, neck and shoulders from backpacks that are too heavy.

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19-Aug-2019 1:35 PM EDT
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Article ID: 717351

Back-to-School Tips for Kids with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)

Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Back-to-School Tips for Kids with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)

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12-Aug-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 717180

Safety Experts Urge Driver Caution as School Year Starts

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

An expert at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt offered safety tips to prevent child-pedestrian injuries, which often increase as routines change during the back-to-school season.

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8-Aug-2019 10:05 AM EDT
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Newswise: Back to School: Campus Gardens Help Students Learn to Grow Food, Knowledge

Article ID: 717167

Back to School: Campus Gardens Help Students Learn to Grow Food, Knowledge

University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences

As a new school year starts, some students will spend time outside, in the fresh air. They’ll get their hands dirty growing food in school gardens. In the process, they may even improve their academic mastery.

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8-Aug-2019 9:00 AM EDT
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Newswise: Back to School Tips for Parents

Article ID: 716768

Back to School Tips for Parents

Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Back to school tips for parents include meeting with teachers early and kids making friends sooner rather than later when they start a new school.

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1-Aug-2019 8:05 AM EDT
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