Essential Back-to-School Health Tips

WRITTEN BY: Pediatrics
Saturday, August 13th, 2016

Most families have a lot on their mind during the busy back-to-school season — adopting new schedules, meeting new teachers, and stocking up on classroom supplies, to name a few.

Our family health experts offer a few tips to make the transition back to school as healthy as possible. Brush up on a few lunch-packing tips, backpack best practices, and a few pointers on those pre-school year visits to the doctor.




Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC has helped establish the standards of excellence in pediatric care. Renowned for its outstanding clinical services, research programs, and medical education, Children’s Hospital was designed with input from physicians, nurses, and families, to ensure that patients receive quality, family-centered care in a comfortable setting. Read More