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Health & Wellness  (tags: children, school, health, health, nutrition, school lunches )

- 2133 days ago -
School provided lunches are a necessary aspect in lives of many children. While parents are given the choice to provide their kids with lunches or have their kids eat school provided meals, more and more parents do not have the luxury of choice
Free Lunches Vanish Amid Schools' Budget Woes
Health & Wellness  (tags: school lunch, school lunches, school lunch programs, government, US, USA, children, diet, food, health, nutrition, school, schools, hunger, hunger in America )

- 2609 days ago -
A new study by the Food Research and Action Center, a nonprofit advocacy group, has found that fewer kids were served free summer lunches in 2009 than in 2008, even as the impact of the recession left more school-age kids hungry.
50 Best Blogs for Midwives
Health & Wellness  (tags: Nursing, Midwives, School, Blogs, Training )

- 2699 days ago -
These blogs offer some great advice, perspectives and information for those who are currently working in the field and those who are still in nursing school or training to be a midwife.
Gender Identity Disorder Girl Allowed to Attend School As Boy
Health & Wellness  (tags: Gender Identity Disorder, GID, school, uncomportable, gender, Kagoshima, Japan, public school, school uniform, sickness, Ministry of Education )

- 2730 days ago -
A teenager diagnosed with Gender Identity Disorder (GID) has been allowed to attend her school as a boy from April. The 13-year-old, who has felt uncomfortable with her gender since around 2 years old, will attend her public junior high school in Kagoshim
Exploring Online Pharmacy Degrees
Health & Wellness  (tags: Online Pharmacy, Education, Nursing, School, Degrees )

- 2838 days ago -
Online pharmacy schools actually involve a higher degree of study since the students need to have the skills necessary to learn on their own through hands-on methods.
Boy, 9, Returns to School as a Girl
Health & Wellness  (tags: child, sex change operation, school )

- 2891 days ago -
The unidentified Year Five child left school as a boy and returned the next day as a girl, in female uniform with a ponytail tied in pink ribbon. The case comes after reports a 12-year-old boy had started secondary school as a girl.
School Nurses Understaffed, Overwhelmed
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, Nurses, school, children, shortage, overworked, understaffed, illness, healthcare, protection, prevention )

- 2909 days ago -
(CBS) It's the beginning of a new school day in Ardmore, Oklahoma. But for school nurse Renita Dotson it's like every other day: busy.
Millions of Kids Begin Returning to Mexico Schools
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, Mexico, Swine Flu, School, children, prevention, protection, illness, disease, safety )

- 3027 days ago -
SAN MIGUEL TOPILEJO, Mexico - As if marshaling for war, Mexico's government mobilized thousands of education officials and parents across the country to swiftly disinfect schools and monitor millions of returning students for signs of swine flu.
First US Count Finds 1 in 200 Kids Are Vegetarian
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, child, vegetarian, kids, school, culture, interesting, family, ethics, society, research, treatment, study, food, family, disease, healthcare, prevention, humans )

- 3140 days ago -
All the time, my friends try to get me to eat meat and tell me how good it tastes and how much bigger I would be," said Silverman, who is 5-foot-10 and 170 pounds. "But for me, there's no real temptation."
Children With Healthier Diets Do Better in School
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, health, diet, school, exercise, nicoleterrycreates, food, humans, performance, nicole terry, study, prevention, nutrition )

- 3437 days ago -
"A new study in the Journal of School Health reveals that children with healthy diets perform better in school than children with unhealthy diets."
The Dog Who Helped A Boy To Speak
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, silence, treatment, health, dogs, school )

- 3445 days ago -
After Six Years Of Silence, Marc Met Boo And Opened Up
Beating the Cyberbullies
Health & Wellness  (tags: internet, bullies, cyberspace, safety, depression, suicide, school, websites )

- 3500 days ago -
Bullies used to be big, mean kids who preyed on smaller ones in the school playground. But with the Internet came cyberbullying, and the repercussions can be not only devastating but also deadly.
Youngest Kids Face More Stress in Class: Study
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, stress, school, class, mental illness, alert, disease, government, health, healthcare, humans, illness, interesting, medicine, prevention, protection, research, risk, risks, safety, science, society, study, treatment, women, usa )

- 3554 days ago -
Kids who are the youngest in their class, no matter what the school year, face more stress and are at a greater risk of developing mental illness, a new study has found.
Students Sickened When Pesticides Drift
Health & Wellness  (tags: agriculture, students, school, pesticides, oranges, agriculture, healthrisks )

- 3749 days ago -
STRATHMORE, Calif. (AP) - On Grandparents Day, Domitila Lemus accompanied her 8-year-old granddaughter to school. As the girls lined up behind Sunnyside Union Elementary, a foul mist drifted onto the playground from the adjacent orange groves . . .

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