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Back to School Commentary

  • When the School Bell Tolls Too Early

    School schedules can bring sleep-defying stresses to kids and teens. But there are many things that parents can do to get their families “sleep-ready” for the school year.

  • Germs Go Back to School, Too: Five Ways to Protect Your Kids

    With kids working and playing in close contact and sharing supplies and equipment, schools can be hotbeds for infection. Each year, K-12 students miss about 60 million school days due to colds and the flu combined. But these five approaches can help reduce their chance of spreading infections and getting sick.