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Balancing Work, Grad School & My Social Life
How do I keep my head on straight when everything demands parts of my day? Let me first start off by saying how lucky I am to be working while in school. Especially doing...
Common Questions Kids Ask About School Shootings & How to Answer
In the wake of the horrific school shooting in Parkland, Florida, attention once again turns to what can be done to ensure the safety of children in school. Given kids are...
Top 5 Back-to-School Stressors & How to Bust Them
While the start of a new school year comes with excitement for kids, it also comes with stress. It’s common for kids to feel overwhelmed this time of year, especially as they...
School Refusal, Why Doesn't Your Child Want To Go To School?
Back-to-School Sleep Transitions for Grade School
Getting your children to adjust to a school sleep schedule can be a challenge.
School Days: Homework Help & Catching Up
Find out how to get your child to talk about his school life and how you can help him finish his homework.
Cleaning Up School Buses; The Real Story About Diabetes, Weight And Longevity
Q: My daughter has asthma, and I can't put her on the school bus because the air is so bad that it triggers an attack. Aren't there supposed to be standards for the buses? How...
Keeping Kids Safe as They Walk to School
Soon, sidewalks nationwide will be dotted with the familiar sight of children and their backpacks navigating their way to school in the early morning hours. Allowing a child to...
Does Your Child’s School Lunch Make the Grade?
It's the never-ending parental conundrum: do you pack a lunch for your kids, or do you trust the school cafeteria?
Is The Bus the Safest Way for Your Child to Get to School?
What steps can you take to make sure the journey to school is a safe one for your student? Listen and find out!
Bridging the Gap Between School & Home
How can you encourage your children to talk about their school day?
When to Keep Your Child Home from School
The school year brings all sorts of colds, ailments and even lice. So, when do you give in and keep your kid home from school?
Back to School Tips From the AAP
Ensure your child heads off to school with the best possible foundation.
When It's Smart To Skip School
Last October, when school systems in Solon, Ohio, and Parkside, Texas, closed because of overhyped Ebola fears, we worried that the "cry wolf" effect might interfere with real...
Cyberbullying Rampant Among High School Students
Five out of 30 high school students were victims of electronic bullying in the past year. Is your kid being bullied or one of the bullies?
A Message from AAP President in Response to Connecticut School Shooting
Hello All, The news from Connecticut has hit us all really hard. This is a message from the AAP President that we hope will assist you in dealing with this tragedy. A Message...
Improving Your Child's School Readiness
When to Keep a Sick Child Home from School
If your child wakes up feeling unwell, you’ll need to decide if they should stay home from school.
Does Your Child Hate School?
Does your child hate school? What can you do to turn that attitude around?
Back to School Health Checklist
Notebooks and pens aren't the only things your kids need before they head off to school. Learn which health-related items are required as well.
Are Your Children Carrying Heavy Backpacks? Tips for Injury Prevention as They Head Back to School
Back To School Health Tips
Back to School Eye Care
Are your child's eyes ready to go back to school?
Back to School Naturally
It’s that time of year again when kids groan and parents secretly cheer.
School Meals that Rock
Dietitian and children’s nutrition expert, Dayle Hayes, explains her initiative, School Meals that Rock, and provides tips for healthy meals.
School Meals that Rock
Dietitian and children’s nutrition expert, Dayle Hayes, explains her initiative, School Meals that Rock, and provides tips for healthy meals.
School Meals – Changes, Updates and the Future
School Meals: Changes, Updates & Future Tactics
How is the landscape of school lunch changing?
Creating Better School Nutrition Guidelines
By getting involved, you can help create better school nutrition guidelines.
Healthy Food Choices During the School Year
Starting your child's day with a healthy breakfast and packing a healthy lunch (that your child will actually eat) can be tricky.
School Stress: Taking a Toll on Your Teen?
Is too much stress from school taking a physical toll on your teenager?
Is Your Child Struggling in School? When Do You Get Involved?
If your kid is complaining about school, should you get involved? Or just "wait and watch"?
Summer Days to School Days: Making the Transition
The transition from summer days to school days is much harder on the kids than it is on YOU. So how can you ease their pain?
Managing Food Alleriges at School
If your child has been diagnosed with a food allergy, what do you need to do to prepare them for school?
Back-to-School Prep
What should you do now to get the kids ready for school?
5 Tips to Prevent Kids from Getting Sick at School
It's Back to School Time: Are Your Kids Sleeping Well?
Getting Your Kids Ready for Back to School
Kids' Fitness in School
For National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, Patti Howell talks about JAM (Just-a-Minute) School Program, which provides free wellness tools to schools.
ADHD: How Can I Help My Child Concentrate In School?
Kids' Fitness in School
For National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, Patti Howell talks about JAM (Just-a-Minute) School Program, which provides free wellness tools to schools.
School Readiness: Preparing Children For a Bright Future
Let Them Sleep: AAP Recommends Later School Start Time for Teens
Studies show that adolescents who don’t get enough sleep often suffer physical and mental health problems.
BMI Tracking: Fat Letters Sent Home from School?
You may have gotten letters from your child's school regarding grades or activities. But what if you got a letter saying your child was fat?
Vaccinations: What You Need to Know Before School Starts
Make sure your children are up-to-date with vaccinations before the back-to-school rush at the pediatricians office.
Is Your Child Safe Walking To School?
Do you get nervous every time your child leaves the house to walk to school? Do you feel secure with the safety of your crosswalks?
Helping Parents & Children Cope in Aftermath of School Shootings
Listen as our expert helps you to provide basic information to help your children understand the tragedy in Connecticut, without providing unnecessary details.
Back to School, Back to ME
If you've fallen out of your routine or are new to exercise, having a little time to yourself can get you on the right track to health and fitness.
The Proper Way to Prepare and Train for High School Sports
The Sport of Staying Injury-Free this School Year
How common are sports injuries in children and teens?
Back to School with Super Lice: What Can Parents Do?
Since super lice are drug-resistant, what treatment options are available?
Is Your Child Getting Enough Activity During The School Day?
Back to School with Asthma
How common is asthma in kids?
How to Pack Healthy Lunches for Work or School
High School Sports: Are Your Kids Ready to Play?
Preseason football, soccer, and other fall sports have already started. Are your children ready?
Recess a Necessary Break From the Demands of School
Eliminating recess can negatively affect academic achievement. Growing evidence links recess to improved physical health, social skills and cognitive development.
Dump the Junk: How to Pack a Nutritious Lunchbox that Makes the Grade with Your Student Every Time
With back-to-school season approaching, a familiar foe for many parents is also returning from summer break: school lunches. Most parents would love to send their children off...
Back-to-School Poison Safety
Prevent poisoning in your child with a little caution at school and in the home.
Bullied Children May Resort to Violence
​According to a new study, large numbers of U.S. high school students who are bullied take weapons to school. Scary, but true.
Suspension & Expulsion Create More Problems Than They Solve
Does your school have zero tolerance policy concerning out of school expulsions?
Anxiety at School
Ep2: Old School Marketing Techniques in Modern Times: Brian Q. Davis
Learn how to change your marketing mindset to get the most out of your resources with Brian Q. Davis.
School Starts Soon: Are Your Children Vaccinated?
Vaccinations are one of the most important things you can do as a parent to ensure your child's long-term health.
Healthy School Lunches: Balancing Taste and Nutrition
Is the healthy food you put in your kid's lunchbox coming home uneaten? Learn how to pack foods they will love and not want to trade away.
How to Avoid Burnout When Caring for Your Special Needs Child
Parenting is challenging, but parenting a child with special needs brings the experience to a whole new level that no one can really understand until they live it. From one day...
Back-to-School Tips for Working Moms
With school in session, your mornings might be a little more chaotic than they used to be.
Back-to-School Safety Tips: How to Prevent Injuries
Why do you need a school safety check list?
By Michael Roizen, M.D., And Mehmet Oz, M.D.
Why kids are often sick when school starts; hepatitis A Q: My 8-year-old son objected to going to school several times in the first couple of weeks, saying he had a headache. I...
Transitioning to Back-to-School Mode
After a long summer, how can you best ease your kids back into the school year?
Ask Dr. Darria: Back to School
Dr. Darria answers questions submitted by Sharecare users on school health as kids across the country are headed back to school.
Ask Dr. Darria: Back to School
Dr. Darria answers questions submitted by Sharecare users on school health as kids across the country are headed back to school.
By Michael Roizen, M.D., And Mehmet Oz, M.D.
Keep kids in the game by playing several of them According to a National Federation of State High School Associations' sports participation survey, over 1 million (1,085,272)...
For Healthier Kids, Just Add Water
Clear, clean, cold water. A revealing new study from New York City's public schools shows that this basic beverage can help kids lose weight and get healthier. But in too many...
Get Kids Off Meds: Their Lives May Depend on It
Cory Baadsguard, a teenage boy, sat with his father and told his story: As happens with many kids, he was put on a powerful psychotropic drug. This one was for a social anxiety...
By Michael Roizen, M.D., And Mehmet Oz, M.D.
Do the math and stay young The top U.S. elementary school in the 2016-2017 Math League was Medina Elementary School in Medina, Washington. Congratulations, kids! These students...
By Michael Roizen, M.D., And Mehmet Oz, M.D.
Cleaning up day care and school cafeterias; electroacupuncture for hot flashes Q: I can't believe the news I'm hearing about how unhygienic day-care facilities and school...
Skipping Breakfast Leads to Poor School Performance
As a parent, what can you do to ensure a healthy start to the day for your child?
Turning Plastics Problems into Solutions for Our Health & the Health of the Planet
Plastic has become a huge problem not only for our environment but also for our health. A recent study released shows that billions of people are drinking tap water contaminated...
By Michael Roizen, M.D., And Mehmet Oz, M.D.
Food allergies; take your blood pressure meds and save your life Q: What's with everyone always worrying about food allergies? Is this hysteria or medically real? I mean, I...
By Michael Roizen, M.D., And Mehmet Oz, M.D.
Global warming and diabetes; later start times for schools Q: I hear that global warming is causing more cases of diabetes. Is it because rising global temperatures slow people...
From Adolescence to Adulthood: Stress
I swear. I have an epiphany about life in general, at least once a week. This is emerging adulthood, my friends. You will have revelations about things your parents tried to...
School-Age Dental Concerns: Fluoride Treatments & More
Fluoride can strengthen tooth enamel and help prevent tooth decay.
Did a 17-Year-Old Cure Cancer?
Nanoparticles, infrared light and melting tumors – a simple science project for 17-year-old Angela Zhang.
By Michael Roizen, M.D., And Mehmet Oz, M.D.
Q: We bought a new house with a nice front and back yards. My husband is excited about cutting the lawn and is off buying a new push mower. I don't want him cutting off his...
Encore Episode: "13 Reasons Why": Talking to Your Kids About Suicide
Should your child watch 13 Reasons Why ?
By Michael Roizen, M.D., And Mehmet Oz, M.D.
Keep your kids active when they return to school "Shut Up and Sit Down with 'The Sopranos'" was an evening Q&A/dinner theater put together by Lorraine Bracco (Tony Soprano's...
Lunches that Pack a Punch
As parents, we all pay a hefty price for the sweet routine the start of the school year brings: packing lunch. Complaints that top the list for this daily chore are lunches that...
"13 Reasons Why": Talking to Your Kids About Suicide
Should your child watch 13 Reasons Why ?
By Michael Roizen, M.D., And Mehmet Oz, M.D.
Handling teen stalkers; wrestling with eating disorders Q: My 13-year-old daughter says a boy in her class won't leave her alone - he's always texting and turning up where she...
Promoting A Healthy Environment Gets Results
A funny thing happened last year when a bunch of first- through third-grade kids walked to school: Their parents lost weight! The children were part of an obesity-prevention...
Keep Up Reading & Math Skills Over Summer Break
With your help, your child won't start the next school year needing a complete refresher.
Are Your Kids Safe on Campus?
If your kid is heading off to high school or college, how can you be sure they'll be kept safe?
Coughs & Colds: When To Keep Kids Home
Knowing when to keep your child home from school is one of the hardest things for parents to decide... for many reasons.
By Michael Roizen, M.D., And Mehmet Oz, M.D.
Stress and the increased risk of autoimmune disease; bottled water and stubborn fat Q: My daughter is in nursing school, and she's overwhelmed by her schedule of studying and...
Can You Die from Too Much Caffeine?
Too much caffeine caused the death of a 16-year-old high school student from South Carolina who collapsed during class. Davis Allen Cripe died from a caffeine-induced cardiac...
By Michael Roizen, M.D., And Mehmet Oz, M.D.
The latest treatments for diabetic eye disease; plastic surgery for bullying victims Q: My mom thinks she needs laser treatment for her diabetic retinopathy. I've told her that...
By Michael Roizen, M.D., And Mehmet Oz, M.D.
Another reason to track those triglycerides In the children's book "Matilda," when Bruce Bogtrotter, a student at Crunchem Hall Primary School, stole a chocolate cake from the...
By Michael Roizen, M.D., And Mehmet Oz, M.D.
HPV vaccine: mandatory or not?; chronic sinusitis Q: My daughter's school advocates her getting an HPV vaccine. She is only 12 and infection with HPV isn't really an issue for...
Dental & Vision Insurance: What You Should Know
Why aren't dental and vision covered by medical insurance? Do you really need dental and vision insurance?
Dental & Vision Insurance: What You Should Know
Why aren't dental and vision covered by medical insurance? Do you really need dental and vision insurance?

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