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 students facing major transitions into a new grade or school. Mayo Clinic experts offer these tips on how to make the transition back to school less stressful.
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Robert Jacobson, M.D.
, Mayo Clinic Children's Center
pediatrician and vaccine specialist, advises parents to ensure their child has recommended vaccinations
and be aware of changes to those recommendations. For example,