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back to school

Lunch line vs. lunch box

Get the skinny on how you can ensure mid-day meals pack a nutritional punch this school year.

4 things to know about backpacks

Make back-to-school shopping a breeze with these expert tips and tricks.

Patient Story

Curbside care from the comfort of your car

Spectrum Health pilots new option for routine treatment and vaccinations.

Patient Story

School rocks—even at the hospital

A party for young patients and their siblings delivers photo ops, fun activities and backpacks filled with supplies.

Diabetes goes back to school

Here's the cheat sheet to guide parents on prepping children for the new school year.

Calm back-to-school nerves

Follow these easy steps to help your child manage jitters before the first bell rings.

Too sick for school?

A pediatrician's tips may help you decide if your ailing child should stay home.

Taming after-school appetites

Have fun, healthy foods ready to eat—and know your child's schedule.

I don’t want to go!

Parents can turn to these 5 proven tips when their child's school days are fraught with anxiety.

Allergies go back to school

One child in 13—or about two in every classroom—has a food allergy. Follow these 4 tips to keep your kiddo safe.

For school kids, vaccines are key

Protect your children and yourself—the diseases on the vaccine schedule are preventable.

Hand-washing 101

Germs get left everywhere! Good hand washing practice helps to prevent catching colds and respiratory viral infections, stomach bugs and diarrhea.