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The sleep apnea and ADHD connection: Our children bear the scars - DentistryIQ

The sleep apnea and ADHD connection: Our children bear the scars - DentistryIQ | School Nursing | Scoop.it
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interesting connection ADHD, Sleep apnea, bruxism-

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Episode 12 - Back to Biphasics

Episode 12 - Back to Biphasics | School Nursing | Scoop.it
(iTunes or listen here) The Free Open Access Medical education (FOAM) We review Episode 1 of Dr. Salim Rezaie's REBEL Cast covering exposing the dogma behind biphasic anaphylaxis reactions. Traditi...
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Food Allergies Classroom Video - YouTube

A video created to help teachers and students when it comes to food allergies in the classroom. Learn about food allergies, how to treat others who have them...
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4 Unusual Sources of Lead in Your Home

4 Unusual Sources of Lead in Your Home | School Nursing | Scoop.it
When most people think about exposure to metallic lead, they typically focus on lead-based paint and leaded gasoline. Unfortunately, lead lurks in a great many other things right in your household, an (It's not just dust or peeling old paint.
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American youths eat way too much salt, CDC report says - Press Herald

American youths eat way too much salt, CDC report says - Press Herald | School Nursing | Scoop.it
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American youths eat way too much salt, CDC report says
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High-sodium diets can lead to high blood pressure, a major cause of heart disease and stroke. One in six U.S. youngsters ages 8 to 17 already has elevated blood pressure.
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Apple Watch could revolutionize diabetes care - iMedicalApps

Apple Watch could revolutionize diabetes care - iMedicalApps | School Nursing | Scoop.it
iMedicalApps Apple Watch could revolutionize diabetes care iMedicalApps I immediately thought of my patients with diabetes who currently carry up to four separate electronic devices in their pockets to manage all their technology: a smartphone, a...
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Suit: Lack of school nurse contributed to 12-year-old asthmatic girl’s death | Pennsylvania Record

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Are you taking proper measures to keep children with asthma safe?

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Raising an Anxious Child: MedlinePlus Health News Video

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Teach Your Child How to Deal with Food Allergy Bullies

Teach Your Child How to Deal with Food Allergy Bullies | School Nursing | Scoop.it
Bullying is unacceptable behavior regardless of where it occurs, but children with a food allergy have a personal perspective of what bullying feels like.
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Concussion Recovery: MedlinePlus Health News Video

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60 days for recovery for adult athletes- or they regressed!

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Kids take longer to recover from concussion than adults - KTAR.com

Kids take longer to recover from concussion than adults - KTAR.com | School Nursing | Scoop.it
Kids take longer to recover from concussion than adults
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PHOENIX - Youthful vitality doesn't always mean kids heal faster from concussions according to new research from Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix.
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Glucometer Control Test Underused in Diabetes

Glucometer Control Test Underused in Diabetes | School Nursing | Scoop.it
ORLANDO -- Control solution for ensuring the proper function of glucose meters didn't appear to be a priority among physicians, pharmacists, or patients, researchers reported here.
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The Secret Behind Finland's Super Smart School Kids? Recess

The Secret Behind Finland's Super Smart School Kids? Recess | School Nursing | Scoop.it

by Kavita Pillay, PRI's The World


A recent report from the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences adds to a growing body of research that suggests a positive correlation between exercise and academic performance.


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Amazing that Finland  students get more than 60 minutes daily of recess....while US is cutting it, feeling its nonessential.

 

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Low-Carb, Low-Saturated-Fat Diet Benefits Type 2 Diabetes - Medscape

Low-Carb, Low-Saturated-Fat Diet Benefits Type 2 Diabetes
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The effect was significant only among those with baseline HbA1c levels greater than 7.8% (P = .002).
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JDRF What is Diabetes Video... for kids!

A great teaching tool for school aged children. Learn everything you need to know about diabetes!
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5 Kid-Approved Peanut Butter Alternatives - POPSUGAR (blog)

5 Kid-Approved Peanut Butter Alternatives - POPSUGAR (blog) | School Nursing | Scoop.it
5 Kid-Approved Peanut Butter Alternatives
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With peanut allergies on the rise, more schools are banning the item from the cafeteria. But that doesn't mean your little one has to go without his PB&J.
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WOW butter tastes great!

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Exercise before school may reduce ADHD sympton in some kids - Michigan Radio

Exercise before school may reduce ADHD sympton in some kids - Michigan Radio | School Nursing | Scoop.it
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Exercise before school may reduce ADHD sympton in some kids
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They found children at-risk for developing ADHD were more attentive in class after exercising. Alan Smith is the chairperson of MSU's Department of Kinesiology.
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exercise helps all children prior to academics!

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Diabetes Can’t Stop Me!-New ebook for children with diabetes | Diabetes Counselling Online

Diabetes Can’t Stop Me!-New ebook for children with diabetes | Diabetes Counselling Online | School Nursing | Scoop.it
RT @heltweet: MTvia @diabetescounsel Diabetes Can’t Stop Me!Fabulous ebook for #children with #diabetes http://t.co/htM4sDOvJR #type1diabe…
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Enterovirus D68 And Some Old Reminders

Enterovirus D68 And Some Old Reminders | School Nursing | Scoop.it
Enterovirus D68 has taken many by surprise but serves up hearty reminders about children, their families, and illness during cough and cold season.
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Opinion: Lead poisoning makes it hard to do well in reading, writing and arithmetic

Opinion: Lead poisoning makes it hard to do well in reading, writing and arithmetic | School Nursing | Scoop.it
Educators are too often in the dark, because young students are not required to share their lead screening results when they enroll in school
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Really really need lead screening @ age 2 & 3, required for admission to preschool and kindergarten- maybe we can prevent...  For now-  do you understand the current research on the impact of lead?  How to test for deficits?

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Changes To Bugs In The Gut Could Prevent Food Allergies - Science 2.0

Changes To Bugs In The Gut Could Prevent Food Allergies - Science 2.0 | School Nursing | Scoop.it
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Changes To Bugs In The Gut Could Prevent Food Allergies
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A group of bacteria called Clostridia was then introduced into the gut of the mice and the researchers found it got rid of the peanut sensitivity.
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3 Back-to-School Topics for Parents of Kids w/ Food Allergies

3 Back-to-School Topics for Parents of Kids w/ Food Allergies | School Nursing | Scoop.it
3 important topics for children with food allergies and their parents: 1) Your Food Allergy Action Plan, 2) Dealing with Bullies, 3) Fun Lunches for School.

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Three things parents of food allergic children should consider at the beginning of the school year.  We threw in a few allergy friendly lunch recipes too! 

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Anaphylaxis & Severe Allergies Awareness | Ready2Go™

Anaphylaxis & Severe Allergies Awareness | Ready2Go™ | School Nursing | Scoop.it
Learn about anaphylaxis and how severe allergies may cause a life-threatening allergic reaction. Help improve anaphylaxis preparedness.
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Sleep apnea in children: A primer from a pediatric intensivist

Sleep apnea in children: A primer from a pediatric intensivist | School Nursing | Scoop.it
Earlier this year a child died following a surgical procedure in California for a condition called obstructive sleep apnea. The case generated a great deal of concern among parents about both this condition and the surgery often done to treat it.
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Protect Your Family | Lead | US EPA

Protect Your Family | Lead | US EPA | School Nursing | Scoop.it
Lead Poisoning is Preventable
homes built before 1978, lead paint may be dangerous.http://t.co/7IVHUyw9Uf http://t.co/4r5tyV41Cr
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Testing to find the link between education and exercise

Lead Researcher, Dr. Brian Timmons, from McMaster's Children's Hospital, has partnered with Start2Finish to conduct a ground breaking study that will determi...
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This is part of the RUN4CHANGE 20/20- 20 minutes activity for 20 weeks.....

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