It's a good idea to make sure your child has a check-up,, eye exam and dental cleaning before he or she heads back to school. If it's your child's first year, check with your pediatrician about your state vaccination requirements. Don't forget to schedule that flu shot too.
You can't protect your kids from everything, but vaccinations help prevent serious diseases and severe illness.
Learn about Let's Move!—an initiative launched by First Lady Michelle Obama in 2010 to help reduce child obesity.
Nope, they're not a myth! Thanks to the The National School Lunch Program and other services, we're starting to improve.