Checkup Newsroom (high school)

2018
October
03,
2018
| 05:30 PM America/Chicago
I know a lot of you are putting on your favorite pink shirt to watch Mean Girls for the umpteenth time. After all, this is a modern classic. So much so that October 3 has become #MeanGirlsDay. From Heathers to Mean Girls, these ‘rites of passag...
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2016
December
08,
2016
| 09:19 PM America/Chicago
The U.S. Surgeon General  Food and Drug Administration urged all parents to "take a stand against e-cigarette use by our nation's young people" at a press conference on Thursday, Dec. 8. Dr. Vivek H. Murthy said e-cigarettes are the most commonly ...
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June
21,
2016
| 11:59 PM America/Chicago
If you are the parent of a young athlete, you may have noticed a difference in the way kids are participating in sports than when you were a kid. At Cook Children’s SPORTS Rehab, we’ve noticed a shift in what we see in our clinic. Over the past de...
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2015
August
19,
2015
| 06:16 PM America/Chicago
Long hours. Not having a chance to eat with the family. Pressure to excel. It’s a familiar pattern with many adults. Unfortunately, it’s also a troubling trend among today’s high school athletes. Cook Children’s pediatrician David H. Goff, M.D....
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2014
August
28,
2014
| 05:49 PM America/Chicago
Time for school, which means shopping for school supplies, meet the teacher night and contracting parasites. Many diseases increase in frequency when you gather school aged children back together again for the start of the year (common colds and stre...
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July
24,
2014
| 04:04 PM America/Chicago
Part 2 - Elementary and Middle SchoolI'd guess the titledidn't fool as many of you as it did in Part 1. I probably would've clicked angrily on the link and went to disprove the fact that homeschooling is for everyone too, but I assume that the rest o...
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