safety

When and When Not to Exclude Sick Children From Child Care

Captain Tim Shope with Charlotte Hendricks and Linda Smith

pic There is a general assumption even among many professionals that all sick children should be excluded from child care or school settings. But our guest today says this belief is misguided and has significant impacts on families, providers and even children who can actually benefit from staying in school while sick. Learn more.
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Risky Child Behaviors with Legal Substances

Donna Funderburke-McKinley and Malcolm Goldsmith, Ph.D. with Charlotte Hendricks

pic Young kids and teens have historically pushed the envelope with risky behaviors at some stage in their development. But today's youth are taking risk taking to a whole new level with substances that are legal, but as dangerous and more problematic than illicit drugs. Learn more.
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Treating Children with Head Lice

Richard Pollack and Suzanne Hayes with Charlotte Hendricks

pic In this segment we separate fact from fiction about treating head lice infestations in children. Our guests also discuss the wisdom and efficacy of maintaining "no nit" policies for schools and child care settings.
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Providing Healthier School Meals

Diane Pratt-Heavner and Malcolm Goldsmith, Ph.D with Dr. Charlotte Hendricks

pic This segment takes a look at school meals, the current laws which govern them and the challenges of promoting and providing healthier food in schools.
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