Category Archives: Health

Starving Students In And Out Of School

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USDA cc by Flickr

Who would believe in America, the land of plenty, that there are hungry students across the nation? Many children come to school and can easily reply “no” to the question, did you have breakfast? Continue reading Starving Students In And Out Of School

Shots For The Next School Semester

In the early 1990s Japan lapsed its regulation of immunization and an epidemic broke out. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has since learned from that lapsed as well as other historical incidences of wide-spread epidemic.  This section of the Department of Health and Human Services is proactive in ensuring every person is properly vaccinated.  Hence, no child can attend a public or private school without proper immunizations. Continue reading Shots For The Next School Semester

Making Your Kids Smart

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Survey what kids eat for breakfast and they are most likely to say pop tart, cereal or some sugar saturated food. Continue reading Making Your Kids Smart

Healthy Living On College Campus

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Dr. Abdullah Naser cc by Flickr

The college world of academics is strenuous, demanding and often wears on a student’s diet.  Living healthy while on campus is a daily struggle.  Your once healthy conscientious child is at risk of becoming a junk food junkie. Continue reading Healthy Living On College Campus

Help For Back To School

For parents who just “don’t have it together” this one is for you, click for a resource of information from immunization to homework. Continue reading Help For Back To School

Some College Students Must Be Vaccinated

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“I thought we were through with immunization when we graduated from high school.  Why do you have to get additional vaccination?” Continue reading Some College Students Must Be Vaccinated

Disease Your Child Can Still Get

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Colleen Pence cc by Flickr

Is your school age child having difficulty breathing?  What about heart problem or paralysis?  Did you say your family doctor said a mass is covering your child’s throat?  Sounds like Diphtheria.  There is a vaccination for these disease: DTAP, TDAP, DT and TD. Continue reading Disease Your Child Can Still Get

Brain Food

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Thomas Haynie cc by Flickr

Foods children eat implicitly influence their learning aptitude and behavior.  If your child is struggling academically and regularly misbehaves consider changing the foods he eats. Continue reading Brain Food

What Kids Really Eat In School

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If you ever ate lunch in a primary school cafeteria or any other grade level, you will observe the eating habits of children.  What eating habit, you ask? Exactly, is the retort, in the cafeteria they have no eating habit.  They eat what they want when they want. Continue reading What Kids Really Eat In School

Why Some Parents Don’t Vaccinate

When parents withhold something that is universally accepted as good from their children it is usually due to misinformation and fear. Continue reading Why Some Parents Don’t Vaccinate