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Everything you need for a healthy back-to-school season!

Everything you need for a healthy back-to-school season!

It’s not quite official yet, but back to school is in sight, and summer vacation is wrapping up for another year. As exciting as it can be to head back to class, this time of year isn’t without its own kinds of health concerns. We’ve been collecting some of the best back-to-school articles from around the Web and we’ve complied them here for easy reference.

Here’s to a safe, happy and healthy new school year!

General Health
How to get ready for the flood of back-to-school illnesses” (Globe and Mail)
School-Age Years: Developmental milestones” (AboutKidsHealth)
Teens and sleep: Why you need it and how to get enough” (Caring for Kids)
How to get your kid’s sleep schedule back on track” (Globe and Mail)
3 steps for treating head lice” (Today’s Parent)
Preparing for the September Asthma Peak” (Asthma.ca)

Special Needs
A Teacher’s Cheat Sheet about My Child” (Parenting Special Needs)

Nutrition
Back to School with…Anticipation?” (Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh)
After-School Snacks” (Kids Health)

Safety
Reminding Parents of School Lunch Allergen Safety” (Health Canada)
Pedestrian Safety for Kids” (AboutKidsHealth)

Equipment
Backpack safety: Choosing the right one and using it the right way” (AboutKidsHealth)
Backpack Safety” (Healthy Children)
Footwear for Children” (Caring for Kids)

Fitness
Get kids moving with this quickie workout” (Globe and Mail)

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