Kids will be kids. You can't always predict what they'll do next, but you can't help but worry incessantly over them anyway. You know that they're just in school, but as parents, it's hard not to entertain certain thoughts. What if they get a fever? What if they fall down the stairs? To give you peace of mind, here are tips on how to treat and prevent common accidents and illnesses that can happen on school grounds.

(First published as "School's Ouch: 12 Ailments of School Kids" in the "Home 101" section of Good Housekeeping Philippines' June 2002 issue. Adapted for use in Female Network. Photo by Cameron Incoll via Flickr Creative Commons. All photos used for illustrative pruposes only.)

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