Bullying Prevention: Lessons from Research and Practices American Psychological Association (APA) Bullying among school-age youth is a pervasive problem that challenges the teaching and learning environment, increases mental health and behavior problems, diminishes school connectedness and violates the right of students to receive equal educational opportunities in a safe environment.
Boys & HPV Vaccine Lee Memorial Health System In 2006 the HPV vaccine was recommended for young girls. In February of 2012, it was extended to boys. Children between 9 and 12 get the best response to the vaccine and side effects are minimal. In the end, it falls to parents to make a choice for their child.
Button Batteries Sending Kids to the ER Lee Memorial Health System The same cells that power our good times are more and more often endangering our kids. Hidden inside many of their toys are these: coin-sized button batteries.
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