It’s Back to School Time for Kids—and Their Medications

The schedules have arrived; the supplies purchased, and the backpacks stuffed to capacity. Another school year has arrived. However, for parents of children with chronic medical conditions, there is extra homework to do. For these parents, organizing a child’s medical records, medications and emergency medical contact information is vital. Ten to 20 million children and adolescents in the U.S. have a chronic illness or disability, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Chronic refers to a health … Continue reading It’s Back to School Time for Kids—and Their Medications