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back to school

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.

4 things to know about backpack safety

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

Yawn! Reset your child’s sleep routine

Explore 8 healthy sleep habits that'll help students rise and shine this year.

Hand-washing 101

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

Patient Story

It’s back to school for children’s hospital

Young patients experience that back-to-school feeling with an afternoon of fun activities.

Calm back-to-school nerves

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

Lunch line vs. lunch box

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

Time to catch up on reading, writing… and routine shots

Before kids head back to school, make sure they're up to date on their vaccines.