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Chronic illness puts pediatric trauma patients at higher risk

Chronic illness puts pediatric trauma patients at higher risk | School Nursing | Scoop.it
In a recent study published in the Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, researchers from the Center for Injury Research and Policy in The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital found that pediatric trauma ...
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unintentional injuries ar still leading cause of pediatric mortality- those with chronic illness obviously more risk

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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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Childhood vaccines are safe. Seriously. - CNN

Childhood vaccines are safe. Seriously. - CNN | School Nursing | Scoop.it
Childhood vaccines are safe. Seriously.
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(CNN) -- Children should get vaccinated against preventable and potentially deadly diseases. Period.
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PLEASE get vaccines to protect yourself, and those you love... the studies that said they were dangerous/caused autism were Fraudulent~

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Lead Poisoning Symptoms.mp4

Lead: The Invisible Poison - University of California 1999 - Video 6581D - Nearly seventy percent of Latino children tested have high levels of lead in their...
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Heat, or acid { in salsa, fruit juices, coffee, tea) all pull lead from ceramic and glassware-  Any bright colored/ glazed ceramic dishware common in Latino households should be tested.

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Starting a 504 Plan if you have Food Allergies - Kelly Rudnicki, Food Allergy Mama

In August 2013, Kelly Rudnicki spoke at Sensitive Sweets to discuss the importance of having a 504 plan if you child suffers with life threatening food aller...
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How can you be sure your child is safe with severe reaction to foods?

www.foodallergymama.com and FARE

IF you have a severe reaction to foods, you need a 504 plan.  Do NOT ask, TELL- educate

 

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A Pill for Celiac Disease? - Celiac Disease in the News

Joseph Murray, M.D., a gastroenterologist and celiac disease expert at Mayo Clinic, discusses a recently published article in Gastroenterology about a pill for treatment of celiac disease.
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proof of concept study from Finland- using 2 designed enzymes to break down parts of gluten - participants were protected from GI damage-   It will now be studied in North America.

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Kids on Tight Schedules May Lose Out, Study Says

Kids on Tight Schedules May Lose Out, Study Says | School Nursing | Scoop.it
Study shows having more free time teaches children how to plan, solve problems and make decisions
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Development, Parenting
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Comment on Current Concussion Management by Struggles after concussion

Comment on Current Concussion Management by Struggles after concussion | School Nursing | Scoop.it
[…] this site to be helpful with my son's concussion: Current Concussion Management | The Concussion Blog Hope this helps. "All facts are friendly" –Carl Rogers Reply With […]
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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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Social media affecting teens' concepts of friendship, intimacy

Social media affecting teens' concepts of friendship, intimacy | School Nursing | Scoop.it
Communications technology and increasing amounts of 'screen time' by teens is affecting they way they look at friendship and intimacy, according to researchers.

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Indiana: Lead Paint, Lead Poisoning (Part 1) - YouTube

If you live in an older home. lead paint can affect your children. Three families share their stories about lead poisoning in their family. Part 1 of 2.
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Section 504 Plans: An Overview- A Michigan Alliance for Families Archived Webinar

Section 504 Plans: An Overview with Mark McWilliams of Michigan Protection and Advocacy Service. We've partnered with experts from across the state to presen...
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Your First 504 Plan Meeting "Nervous" "A Diabetes Tidbit"

Here is a great tip if attending your first 504 plan meeting or even if you just feel you need support check it out and feel free to share our diabetes tidbi...
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First time?  Bring 'your people' with you!

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Kids with lead poison are given milk in China - News24

Kids with lead poison are given milk in China - News24 | School Nursing | Scoop.it
Kids with lead poison are given milk in China News24 Beijing - After a test showed farmer Zhao Heping's toddler grandson had high levels of lead in his blood two years ago, local officials in China's Hunan province offered the child medicine, he...
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Another study finds that despite rare adverse events, childhood vaccines are safe

Another study finds that despite rare adverse events, childhood vaccines are safe | School Nursing | Scoop.it
Vaccine safety is one of those topics that has become so tragically mired in misinformation and myth that there can never be enough supporting evidence. So, here’s some more.
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