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For school kids, vaccines are key

Be sure to put vaccinations on your children's back-to-school lists, whether they're just starting school or heading off to college, experts say.

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How to get your kids to eat better

If you want to keep your kids at a healthy weight, show them, don't tell them.

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Take time out now for school sports physicals

Most states require school athletes to have a sports physical, and now is the time to book it, doctors say.

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Sports safety: it's not just child's play

Playing sports offers plenty of fitness and other developmental benefits for kids, but injuries are common

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To fight childhood obesity, moms to the rescue

Moms can play a big role in combating America's childhood obesity epidemic, researchers contend.

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For kids, summer is time for other types of learning

It's important for children to socialize during their summer holidays, a family medicine and psychiatry expert says.

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2.5 million U.S. high school students had a concussion in past year

The damaging effects of a concussion are well-known, and new research finds the injuries are common among U.S. high school students.

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Bookworms more prone to be nearsighted, study finds

You're probably familiar with the stereotypes about people who wear glasses -- these folks are studious and spend a lot of time indoors with their noses in a book.

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Kids with asthma need a flu shot: study

An annual flu shot is key for children with asthma, a new study shows.

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Another study finds later school bell brings sleep bonus for teens

Singapore's teens are the world's best on an international test of academic performance, but they pay for it with their sleep.

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Yoga can soothe anxious grade schoolers

Yoga at school might work wonders for the younger set, new research suggests.

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Check Before Using Your 529 For Pre-College Education

In 1996, the Small Business Job Protection Act created 529 savings plans: state-administered programs designed to help parents save for their children's future college costs. In a 529 plan, deposited funds are allowed to... More>>

Education tax savings

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If you are paying college expenses for yourself or for one of your dependents, you may be able to deduct the tuition and fees on your federal tax return

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44% Of Parents Feel Guilty Over Inadequate College Savings

According to Collegedata.com, the average annual cost of tuition and fees for the 2017-2018 school year was $9,970 at an average public college for in-state residents. Out-of-state collegians paid an average of $25,620,... More>>

5 Credit Tips For New College Grads

Congratulations! You made it through college armed with a degree, and hopefully a job. Now it's time to move on to the next stage of your education: life. The tests are all open book, the deadlines are varied, and some... More>>

Back to School Shopping Trends

Preparing for a new school year is an exciting time, but it can also be daunting. Luckily, Lifestyle expert Justine Santaniello partnered with Target to help find everything you need for students of all ages, whether they’re in elementary school or heading off to college. Trends for elementary school kids include personalization. More than ever, kids want to express themselves and show off their personalities in their gear and supplies. Target has a ton of great brands to choos...

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Separation anxiety in children going to school

Separation anxiety that presents itself in children going to school is a regular part of childhood development for many kids. However, it can be very distressing to both the child and the parents.

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Back to school tips from mom bloggers

Making the transition back to school can be quite a change for kids and parents alike. Here is some advice from a panel of mom bloggers.

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Healthy lunch box ideas for back to school

Coming up with healthy lunch box ideas your kids will actually enjoy is not always easy. Here are some suggestions. More>>

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  • Back-to-school shopping for your dog

    Back-to-school shopping for your dog

    While parents spend about $600 a year per child in back-to-school purchases, pet parents will find it far less expensive to outfit their pooch for training classes or doggie day care. But as with any kind of shopping, it pays to research and compare before making your purchasing decisions.

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    While parents spend about $600 a year per child in back-to-school purchases, pet parents will find it far less expensive to outfit their pooch for training classes or doggie day care. But as with any kind of shopping, it pays to research and compare before making your purchasing decisions.

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  • College Living: Essential Tips for First-Year Students

    College Living: Essential Tips for First-Year Students

    Not sure exactly what to buy for that first year at school away from home?  Check out our list of essentials... what you need for you dorm room AND what will make everything more fun. More >>
    Not sure exactly what to buy for that first year at school away from home?  Check out our list of essentials... what you need for you dorm room AND what will make everything more fun.More >>
  • Back-to-School Gadgets and Supplies

    Back to School Gadgets and Supplies

    According to the National Retail Federation, parents spent an average of $443.77 last year on back-to-school supplies. Here's how to make the most of that money.More >>
    According to the National Retail Federation, parents spent an average of $443.77 last year on back-to-school supplies. Here's how to make the most of that money.More >>
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