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The Myths of Head Lice

You notice your child concentrating more on scratching his or her head than on their homework and by dinner your heart sinks at the thought of the potential culprit – head lice.

Packing Smart Backpacks

It is important to ensure your children are using their backpacks correctly. Check out these tips

A Call From the School Nurse

You get a call halfway through your day that your child is ill and needs to be picked up from school. So when is it safe for him or her to return to school? Check out these guidelines on when to keep a child home:

Pack Smarter Lunches

Stumped on what to send your kid for lunch this week? School provided lunches can be unhealthy and loaded with calories. Check out these easy kid friendly lunch ideas to keep your child satisfied and eating healthy during the school week

5 Back to School Health Tips

The first day of class is closer than you think! Have you thought about what health requirements are needed this semester?