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From Sleep to Shots, Back-to-School Health Tips from Mayo Clinic Experts

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Aug. 15, 2013 — Over the next few weeks, students will be returning to their classrooms for another school year. This can be a hectic time for students and parents: The to-do list may include health checkups, getting children into a sleep routine, planning healthy lunches or preparing [...]

Created by Kelley Luckstein

Back to School: Dental Health Tips

[You can listen to a podcast of the entire program: Mayo Clinic Radio – Full Show 8-3-2013] Developing good dental hygiene is especially important for children. On a recent Mayo Clinic Radio show, Thomas Salinas, D.D.S., was a guest expert and he discussed dental health topics, from cavities and canker sores to larger issues such as cleft palates or [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Back to School: Update Medical Records

With a new school year about to get underway, moms and dads have no doubt been going down their preparations list: school supplies, car pools, bus schedules - check. Mayo Clinic Children's Center says now's also the time to touch base with the school office to make sure administrators are aware of any special medical conditions, [...]

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From Sleep to Shots, Back-to-School Health Tips from Mayo Clinic Experts

  MEDIA ALERT: To interview a Mayo Clinic expert, please contact Mayo Clinic Public Affairs at 507-284-5005   Over the next few weeks, students will be returning to their classrooms for another school year. This can be a hectic time for students and parents: the to-do list may include health [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Back to School: New School Anxieties (pkg)

It's back-to-school time and while some children might look forward to returning to the classroom with friends, others can be anxious. A little anxiety is normal, but sometimes worries might get out of control. That can be especially true for kids who are starting a new school. Psychiatrist Stephen Whiteside, Ph.D., with the Mayo Clinic Children's [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Back to School: New School Anxieties (pkg)

It's back-to-school time and while some children might look forward to returning to the classroom with friends, others can be anxious. A little anxiety is normal, but sometimes worries might get out of control. That can be especially true for kids who are starting a new school. Psychiatrist Stephen Whiteside, Ph.D., with the Mayo Clinic Children's [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Tuesday Q & A: Sleep-friendly routines may help child fall asleep more easily

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 12-year-old son goes to bed each night around 10 p.m. but usually cannot fall asleep until 1 or 2 in the morning. Is this normal for a “tween,” or should I talk to his doctor? What are some things that could cause insomnia in someone his age? [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

MAYO CLINIC RADIO

On Saturday, August 10, a number of Mayo Clinic experts will join us to discuss issues children of all ages may be facing as they head back to school.  From preschool to college-aged kids, we'll talk about better sleep strategies with Suresh Kotagal, M.D., hearing screening and excessive headphone noise with Colin Driscoll, M.D., vaccinations [...]

Created by Dana Sparks