There are a number of programs (federal, state and local) available to help families with school-age children afford health insurance and medical care, nutritious food, clothing, supplies, child care, etc. Contact your school administrators for information about services in your area and how to apply.
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.