Soda Bans in Schools Ineffective

Bans on the sale of sugar sweetened beverages in schools have not reduced overall consumption of sweetened beverages by students. Youth are very adept at finding ways to compensate with drinks purchased at convenience stores and other locations. Data from this logitludinal study of a nationally representative group of middle-schoolers raises questions as to the…

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School Has Started–and so has Flu Season

Now that school has started the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has released updated guidelines to help reduce the spread and severity of influenza in early childhood school programs. In summary these include:Children and staff in target vaccination groups should be immunized.Those with flu-like illness should stay home until they've been without fever for 24…

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