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Balancing Work, Grad School & My Social Life
How do I keep my head on straight when everything demands parts of my day? Let me first start off by saying how lucky I am to be working while in school. Especially doing...
Back-to-School Sleep Transitions for Grade School
Getting your children to adjust to a school sleep schedule can be a challenge.
School Days: Homework Help & Catching Up
Find out how to get your child to talk about his school life and how you can help him finish his homework.
Does Your Child’s School Lunch Make the Grade?
It's the never-ending parental conundrum: do you pack a lunch for your kids, or do you trust the school cafeteria?
Is The Bus the Safest Way for Your Child to Get to School?
What steps can you take to make sure the journey to school is a safe one for your student? Listen and find out!
Bridging the Gap Between School & Home
How can you encourage your children to talk about their school day?
A Message from AAP President in Response to Connecticut School Shooting
Hello All, The news from Connecticut has hit us all really hard. This is a message from the AAP President that we hope will assist you in dealing with this tragedy. A Message...
Does Your Child Hate School?
Does your child hate school? What can you do to turn that attitude around?
When to Keep a Sick Child Home from School
If your child wakes up feeling unwell, you’ll need to decide if they should stay home from school.
Back to School Health Checklist
Notebooks and pens aren't the only things your kids need before they head off to school. Learn which health-related items are required as well.
Back to School Naturally
It’s that time of year again when kids groan and parents secretly cheer.
School Meals that Rock
Dietitian and children’s nutrition expert, Dayle Hayes, explains her initiative, School Meals that Rock, and provides tips for healthy meals.
School Meals: Changes, Updates & Future Tactics
How is the landscape of school lunch changing?
Creating Better School Nutrition Guidelines
By getting involved, you can help create better school nutrition guidelines.
Healthy Food Choices During the School Year
Starting your child's day with a healthy breakfast and packing a healthy lunch (that your child will actually eat) can be tricky.
Is Your Child Struggling in School? When Do You Get Involved?
If your kid is complaining about school, should you get involved? Or just "wait and watch"?
School Stress: Taking a Toll on Your Teen?
Is too much stress from school taking a physical toll on your teenager?
Back-to-School Prep
What should you do now to get the kids ready for school?
Kids' Fitness in School
For National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, Patti Howell talks about JAM (Just-a-Minute) School Program, which provides free wellness tools to schools.
Let Them Sleep: AAP Recommends Later School Start Time for Teens
Studies show that adolescents who don’t get enough sleep often suffer physical and mental health problems.
Helping Parents & Children Cope in Aftermath of School Shootings
Listen as our expert helps you to provide basic information to help your children understand the tragedy in Connecticut, without providing unnecessary details.
Is Your Child Safe Walking To School?
Do you get nervous every time your child leaves the house to walk to school? Do you feel secure with the safety of your crosswalks?
The Sport of Staying Injury-Free this School Year
How common are sports injuries in children and teens?
Back to School with Super Lice: What Can Parents Do?
Since super lice are drug-resistant, what treatment options are available?
Back to School with Asthma
How common is asthma in kids?
High School Sports: Are Your Kids Ready to Play?
Preseason football, soccer, and other fall sports have already started. Are your children ready?
Recess a Necessary Break From the Demands of School
Eliminating recess can negatively affect academic achievement. Growing evidence links recess to improved physical health, social skills and cognitive development.
Back-to-School Poison Safety
Prevent poisoning in your child with a little caution at school and in the home.
Bullied Children May Resort to Violence
​According to a new study, large numbers of U.S. high school students who are bullied take weapons to school. Scary, but true.
Suspension & Expulsion Create More Problems Than They Solve
Does your school have zero tolerance policy concerning out of school expulsions?
Healthy School Lunches: Balancing Taste and Nutrition
Is the healthy food you put in your kid's lunchbox coming home uneaten? Learn how to pack foods they will love and not want to trade away.
School Starts Soon: Are Your Children Vaccinated?
Vaccinations are one of the most important things you can do as a parent to ensure your child's long-term health.
How to Avoid Burnout When Caring for Your Special Needs Child
Parenting is challenging, but parenting a child with special needs brings the experience to a whole new level that no one can really understand until they live it. From one day...
Back-to-School Tips for Working Moms
With school in session, your mornings might be a little more chaotic than they used to be.
Back-to-School Safety Tips: How to Prevent Injuries
Why do you need a school safety check list?
Transitioning to Back-to-School Mode
After a long summer, how can you best ease your kids back into the school year?
Ask Dr. Darria: Back to School
Dr. Darria answers questions submitted by Sharecare users on school health as kids across the country are headed back to school.
Get Kids Off Meds: Their Lives May Depend on It
Cory Baadsguard, a teenage boy, sat with his father and told his story: As happens with many kids, he was put on a powerful psychotropic drug. This one was for a social anxiety...
Skipping Breakfast Leads to Poor School Performance
As a parent, what can you do to ensure a healthy start to the day for your child?
Turning Plastics Problems into Solutions for Our Health & the Health of the Planet
Plastic has become a huge problem not only for our environment but also for our health. A recent study released shows that billions of people are drinking tap water contaminated...
From Adolescence to Adulthood: Stress
I swear. I have an epiphany about life in general, at least once a week. This is emerging adulthood, my friends. You will have revelations about things your parents tried to...
School-Age Dental Concerns: Fluoride Treatments & More
Fluoride can strengthen tooth enamel and help prevent tooth decay.
Did a 17-Year-Old Cure Cancer?
Nanoparticles, infrared light and melting tumors – a simple science project for 17-year-old Angela Zhang.
Encore Episode: "13 Reasons Why": Talking to Your Kids About Suicide
Should your child watch 13 Reasons Why ?
Lunches that Pack a Punch
As parents, we all pay a hefty price for the sweet routine the start of the school year brings: packing lunch. Complaints that top the list for this daily chore are lunches that...
"13 Reasons Why": Talking to Your Kids About Suicide
Should your child watch 13 Reasons Why ?
Keep Up Reading & Math Skills Over Summer Break
With your help, your child won't start the next school year needing a complete refresher.
Coughs & Colds: When To Keep Kids Home
Knowing when to keep your child home from school is one of the hardest things for parents to decide... for many reasons.
Can You Die from Too Much Caffeine?
Too much caffeine caused the death of a 16-year-old high school student from South Carolina who collapsed during class. Davis Allen Cripe died from a caffeine-induced cardiac...
Dental & Vision Insurance: What You Should Know
Why aren't dental and vision covered by medical insurance? Do you really need dental and vision insurance?
Biking: A New & Healthy Adventure
I love being active. I know that this may be one of those generic statements at which people tend to be puzzled. But, I really do mean it when I say I love being active....
Tackling in Youth Football Found to Be Cause of Most Concussions
American football remains one of the most popular sports for male high school athletes with more than 1.1 million players.
Sweetened Beverages & Added Sugars: Are Schools Supplying Junk Foods?
Schools offer healthy choices for your children, but are your kids choosing the salty and sugary foods they offer instead?
The Pizza Trap
With the accessibility of junk food, fast food and processed food, it's hard to instill good eating habits -- not just in your children, but in yourself as well.
Secrets for Managing Your Child's Busy Schedule
School, homework and extra activities have our children as busy as ever.
8 Ways to Help Your Child Cope with Stress
Stress can be found in children as much as in adults. How do you know when to step in and help?
Finding the Balance: Sports or Academics?
Athletics may be the key to successful academic performance, but should sports really take priority?
Did You Know? You Probably Underestimate Calories When Eating Out
Recently on the YOU The Owner’s Manual Radio Show , we featured a top medical story about how to prevent 80% of chronic disease. It related to food choices and portion size....
Coaches, Safety & Sportsmanship
Back-to-school means school sports are back in gear. Find out what your coach should know, how to keep your child safe and how to encourage good sportsmanship.
Should Your Child Choose a Sports Specialization?
Are there benefits if your child chooses a sports specialization early?
Smart Strategies for Healthier Students
Dr. Diane Angela Fong joins Dr. Jeff to share easy survival tips for parents as kids head back to school.
How to Feed the Anti-Breakfast Eater in Your Family
How can you best address the anti-breakfast eater in your household?
Food Insecurity: Summertime Hunger
What happens to school lunch recipients during summer months?
Impact of Eyesight on Learning & Classroom Behavior
What impact does eyesight have on how children learn and their overall health?
Childhood Obesity: Causes, Demographics, Solutions
Why is childhood obesity rising at such a rapid rate, and what can be done to stop it?
Information Parents Will Wish They'd Known About Drugs
What are behaviors that can lead to addiction, and at what age do they start?
What Role Do Parents Play in a Child's Academic Success?
What are ways parents can boost their child's potential?
Got Milked? The Great Dairy Deception
Milk is NOT the most bio-available source of calcium. Kale, broccoli, bok choy all have higher absorption rates than milk.
4 Reasons to Choose Discipline Over Punishment
Being a parent can be tough. From tantrums that come out of nowhere to naughty behaviors, how can you balance discipline with punishment?
Prevention of Cheerleading Injuries
For high school girls and college women, cheerleading is by far the most dangerous sport. Learn what precautions to take before an injury happens and how to treat one if it does.
My Empty Plate: The Best Meal an Eating Disorder Can Buy
I was going to wait until "Eating Disorder Awareness Month" came around to write this blog, but the truth is we should be "aware" of eating disorders every single day. If you've...
Overweight Kids: Are Corporations to Blame?
Childhood obesity and resulting health conditions are rampant. Why aren't corporations held accountable for contributing to the widespread epidemic?
Don’t Get Stuck Using a Nonstick Pan!
I think I was born to be a Naturopathic Doctor. Even at a young age, I was putting on my thinking cap and truly trying to “think things through”. You see, for a period of my...
Encore Episode: Norovirus: The Stomach Bug
How should you deal with norovirus and prevent the rest of your family from getting it?
Teaching Your Child Empathy & Compassion
The holidays and current events are a great opportunity to teach your child empathy and compassion.
Is Your Son Actually Lazy?
Why doesn't your son seem motivated to do more?
A Primer on Ear Tube Surgery: What to Expect Before, During & After
Parents of children with frequent ear infections are familiar with the routine: sleepless nights and frequent visits to the doctor’s office, often accompanied by rounds of oral...
5 Tips for Making the Honeymoon Phase Last a Lifetime
It’s nearly peak wedding season, which also means peak honeymoon season. When it comes to keeping the magic alive for a lifetime, here’s what I know now: forget about...
Norovirus: The Stomach Bug
How should you deal with norovirus and prevent the rest of your family from getting it?
Prom & Graduation Safety Tips from the AAP
Do you know what your teen is doing after prom?
Transitions for Graduates: An Exciting Time for All
Transitioning from high school to the next life stage can be a time of excitement. But it can also be a time filled with uncertainty.
Asthma Medications: Are They Safe For Your Child?
Is it safe for young children to be taking corticosteroids? What are signs your child's asthma is not being well-controlled, and at what age can your child start to be in charge...
What If Your Child Is The Bully?
What would you do if you found out your child was the school bully?
Mama Never Said There’d Be Days Like This: 9 Eye-Opening Facts
Remember that “birds and bees” conversation you had with your mom? Well, there are a few things she may have left out. Which is why women of all ages often find themselves...
Morning, Afternoon & Night: Which Foods Will Do You Right?
Before you grab that morning cup of coffee on an empty stomach, that lunchtime slice of pizza, or indulge in a steak dinner or ice cream while watching TV, understand that what...
Eat with Intention: Healing Your Relationship with Your Own Body
The one relationship you'll always be in is with your own body. How can you make peace with your body and learn to love it again (and accept the love it gives you)?
Keeping Your Kids' Health on Track this Summer
Keep your child healthy and safe this summer.
Getting Your Kids to Play Outside
Learn tips for getting your kids to play outside.
Helping Children with Homework
What are some healthy homework habits you can teach your children?
A Short Walk Around the Office Can Reverse Vascular Dysfunction
As technology creates an increase in sedentary lifestyles, the impact of sitting on vascular health has turned into a rising concern.
Achieving Optimal Health & Wellness
What are the key steps to achieving optimal health and wellness?
Underage Drinking: Prevent Your Teen from Falling to Peer Pressure
What do researchers believe influences kids' behavior the most when it come to underage drinking?
Health News of the Week with Dr. Darria
Each week, Dr. Darria goes over the Health News you need to know to keep you and your loved ones well.
How to Pack a Well-Balanced Meal
Why is nutrition so important for your child's school lunch?
Pre-Participation Sports Physicals: Why Are They Important?
A PPE (pre-participation physical exam) can catch an abnormal health condition that could potentially increase your child's risk of injury.
Talking to Your Kids About Body Image
Our society is constantly judging people on appearance. But, what happens when it starts to infiltrate your kids' lives, even as young as the fourth grade?
Breakfast of Champions: Parents' Guide to Fast & Healthy Breakfasts for Kids
When you're in a hurry, do you resort to a quick and easy breakfast for your kids? It may not be as healthy as they need to get them through the school day.
Dr. Roizen's Do-Over Tip: Learn About Your Biggest Sex Organ... Your Brain
Want some simple ways using diet, exercise, sleep, stress management and sex to revitalize your life now and for the vital years on the horizon? Dr. Roizen has them... in his...
Measles: Should You Be Worried?
Unless you are living in a bubble, you've most likely heard about the measles outbreak currently going on in the U.S. A foreigner traveler with the measles visited Disneyland in...
The Bridge Between Stress & Heart Attacks
A recent Harvard Medical School study implicates white blood cells as the bridge between stress and heart attacks.

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