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Back-to-School Nutrition Tips

With kids returning to school, we thought it would be a perfect time to ask Kara Gann, a Clinical Dietitian at Children’s Medical Center, for some back-to-school nutrition tips. Make Breakfast a Priority Eating breakfast is the best way to start the day, for children and adults alike. To encourage your kids to fuel up before […]

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It’s back to school time at Children’s

Clutching shopping lists and forgetting their trailing I.V. poles for at least a few minutes, patients did some back to school time shopping at Children’s Medical Center on Aug. 14. School Services hosted its fifth Back to School Fair in the Butterfly Atrium at the hospital setting up the event like a warehouse store with […]

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Teen girl bullying boy

Bullying in School: Coping Strategies

Another school year is right around the corner. While your kids may be excited about showing off their new clothes, making new friends and finishing homework (well, maybe not that last one), bullying in school is one thing they’re certainly not looking forward to. To help you prepare if bullying in school becomes a concern […]

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boy riding bike to school

Riding a Bike to School

For many kids, riding their bike to school is a rite of passage. It means you’re one of the big kids, the cool kids. But dangers abound, even for older children, when traveling to school. In 2011 we had 10 patients sustain injuries that required admission to Children’s after being hit by a car while […]

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School Bus Safety Tips

“The big yellow dog,” school buses, are supposed to deliver our children safely to school. But even still, during the back-to-school season — in August and September — at Children’s Medical Center, the Emergency Department sees an increase in trauma-related pedestrian, bicycle and even school bus injuries. And many of which are preventable by following […]

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Mom and child walking to school

Safety Tips for Kids Walking to School

The danger of walking to school has never been greater than it is now with  texting, tweeting and phone calls to distract drivers. During the back-to-school season — in August and September — at Children’s Medical Center, the Emergency Department sees an increase in trauma-related pedestrian, bicycle and school bus injuries. Last year, there were […]

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