FOX 34 Your Health: The ABC's of summer camp ailments

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Updated: 6/11/2012 11:07 am
When school is out, an estimated 10 million children pack up for summer camp.

Most of them will be spending a lot of time enjoying the great outdoors and meeting new people. Under such circumstances, the threat of getting sick is prevalent. 

Vicki Greenberg, program manager for the College of Nursing at University of Phoenix, joined FOX 34 live Monday morning. She talked about what to expect when sending your little ones away.

One of the best ways to soothe homesickness is to pack something comforting in your child's luggage, she said. This is an important step because being homesick can increase stress levels and a kid's chance to develop other sicknesses.

Click on the video to the right for more tips from Greenberg.
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