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Health &safety Education in schools

Welcome to the "Health & Safety" section of the Southeast Education Network magazine website: We want to provide you with timely online information and breaking news that best equips you to meet today’s educational challenges. Among our health & safety articles, you will find news on health &safety in the classroom, school based health services and more. We want to be your best online source for the health and safety information and news you need.

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The Truth About Dairy and Strong Bones

Dairy foods play an important role in children’s growth and development in many ways, but one of the most important is developing strong and healthy bones. The adage “drink milk for strong bones” is ... Read More...

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Keeping our Girls Healthy

I grew up in the 70s and when I was eight I joined Little League to play baseball — with the boys. It was a big deal at the time, but not to me since I loved playing the game and my sister was my rol... Read More...

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3 Stress Free Tips for the Beginning of the School Year

The beginning of the school year brings excitement and stress for both teachers and students. It’s a new year with new students and probably new processes and procedures. To help reduce stress i... Read More...

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The Role Nutrition Plays in Fitness for Students

In this high tech world, necessary activities such as gym class and playing outside are disregarded for video games and computer time. Cheap and convenient fast food and sugary snacks are abundant at... Read More...

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PRO-TEENS WHAT IS BEST FOR TEENS WHEN IT COMES TO SPORTS, NUTRITION, SUPPLEMENTS AND TRAINING?

Active teenagers are increasingly focused on their weight, physique, athletic ability and body image. While this could be considered a step in the right direction for cultivating a healthier generati... Read More...

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The Link Between Nutrition & Substance Abuse In Teens

Substance abuse and relapse into substance abuse and addiction has become more prevalent in the younger teen, school aged children.  Read More...

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HEROIN USE PREVENTION MORE THAN JUST SAYING NO

Heroin use in our society today has reached considerable numbers.  In 2015, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released figures indicating a 63 percent increase in heroin use w... Read More...

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THE SILENT EPIDEMIC AFFECTING YOUR STUDENTS

Do you know what is the most prevalent chronic illness among children in the U.S.? Diabetes? Obesity? Asthma? According to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the number one chronic ... Read More...

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WORRIED SICK COPING WITH TEST ANXIETY

I’m in ninth grade. I’m taking a make-up history test: a one-question exam. Panicked thoughts race through my mind: “Only one question! And I don’t know how to answer it. Where do I start? This makes... Read More...

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STUDENT WELLNESS: INCLUDE BRAIN WELLBEING

In looking up information on student wellness, much of what I find on the Internet is all about healthy eating, social and emotional growth and physical activity. All of which I applaud and am gratef... Read More...

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TECHNOLOGY ADDICTION

Laptops on the desks of each high school student; Wi-Fi access in every school and iPads for all kindergarteners: the inevitable march of progress? As a counselor specializing in the prevention and t... Read More...

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IS ‘TRAVEL’ BALL GOOD FOR SPORTS AND OUR CHILDREN?

One of the big topics being discussed today in the world of sports is the true value of ‘travel’ ball for young athletes – both male and female. On the surface, ‘travel’ ball makes all the sense in t... Read More...

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FOOD & NUTRITION A LOOK AT TRENDS IN THE SCHOOL FOOD ENVIRONMENT

Food. It fuels our bodies – and our minds. It’s critical for healthy growth and development. It connects us – people, cultures, families, students. Today we have more choices, more access and more cu... Read More...

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What’s Going On With Youth Sports? Recent Study Shows Big Drop in ‘Core’ Participants: PE Is the Solution

When it comes to team sports, the U.S. is becoming a nation of spectators and not participants. Recent statistics released by PHIT America ( www.PHITAmerica.org ) and the Sports and Fitness Industry ... Read More...

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Superstars of Sports Share the Benefits of Sports, Fitness, & P.E.

(Special exclusive to SEEN Magazine) Physical Education is on “life support” in too many American schools, which is impacting quality of life and overall health in this country. When school ad... Read More...

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