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Back to school: Know the warning signs of bullying

For many children, the start of a new school year can be very stressful, especially if they’ve been victims of bullying in the past. Mayo Clinic Children’s Center psychologist Dr. Bridget Biggs says parents and caregivers should know the warning signs. “If your child is reluctant to go to school, stressed after spending time online or avoids social situations, he or she may be being bullied.” Dr. Biggs points out that the consequences of bullying can be serious. Victims are at increased risk of depression, anxiety, sleep problems, self-harm, poor grades and, in rare cases, suicide.

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Garden products for fall plant ideas outside and inside

Autumn approaches, and whether you’re a serious gardener or the putz-around-the-yard-on-weekends variety, it’s nice to be able to extend the growing season into fall and beyond through new products. And for those who simply want to get this summer behind them and move on, there are tools to facilitate the process.