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Education and JA: Get the Facts on 504 Plans and Juvenile Arthritis ...

Education and JA: Get the Facts on 504 Plans and Juvenile Arthritis ... | School Nursing | Scoop.it
Because school is a child's occupation, it is very important to address the special needs of children with chronic illnesses to ensure their best opportunity for success in the school setting. Children with arthritis should attend school.

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How to be sure your 504 has the necessary parts-

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Athletes should drink only when thirsty, according to new guidelines

MAYWOOD, Ill. – At least 14 deaths of marathon runners, football players and other athletes have been attributed to a condition called exercise-associated hyponatremia, which results from drinking too much water or sports drinks.
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'Skinny Jeans' Linked to Woman's Nerve Damage: MedlinePlus

'Skinny Jeans' Linked to Woman's Nerve Damage: MedlinePlus | School Nursing | Scoop.it
'Skinny Jeans' Linked to Woman's Nerve Damage
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Detrimental effects plague Lucas Co. - Toledo Blade

Detrimental effects plague Lucas Co. - Toledo Blade | School Nursing | Scoop.it
The childhood home of Freddie Gray, who died after being injured in Baltimore police custody, setting off nationwide protests, was like so many of the homes in Toledo’s central city.
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A cappella group keeps the beat in CPR video - News on Heart.org

A cappella group keeps the beat in CPR video - News on Heart.org | School Nursing | Scoop.it
A new video is capitalizing on the popularity of a cappella to help teach people how to perform Hands-Only CPR.

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Lyme Disease Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) | Lyme Disease | CDC

Lyme Disease Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) | Lyme Disease | CDC | School Nursing | Scoop.it
Information on Lyme disease. Provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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Most Americans Don’t Use Sunscreen

Most Americans Don’t Use Sunscreen | School Nursing | Scoop.it
Newswise — SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (May 19, 2015) — Exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation is the most preventable risk factor for all types of skin cancer, including melanoma.
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Lead Exposure on the Rise Despite Decline in Poisoning Cases

Lead Exposure on the Rise Despite Decline in Poisoning Cases | School Nursing | Scoop.it
Leaded gasoline and lead paint are gone, but other sources are keeping the danger high
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Wearing a Continuous Glucose Monitor: What To Expect

Wearing a Continuous Glucose Monitor: What To Expect | School Nursing | Scoop.it
When you start wearing a continuous glucose monitor (CGM), your experience will be colored by your temperament, diabetes management style and expectations shaped by what doctors and CGM manufacturers told you.
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A helping hand: Continuing improvement in hand hygiene

A helping hand: Continuing improvement in hand hygiene | School Nursing | Scoop.it
Just because it’s simple doesn’t make it easy. Take a look at habits.
Do you floss? We all know the advantages, and it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to do it. Yet only 28 percent of people say they floss regularly.
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Lead poisoning problem is underappreciated in NJ and the nation, expert says

Lead poisoning problem is underappreciated in NJ and the nation, expert says | School Nursing | Scoop.it
The lead poisoning problem is underappreciated in New Jersey and the nation, expert says
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40% of children in high risk zip codes in Lucas County have elevated lead - many don't know it.   Do you know what percent of children have it in your county?

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Chikungunya Gotcha Down? The Virus That Got Lindsay Lohan - Forbes

Chikungunya Gotcha Down? The Virus That Got Lindsay Lohan - Forbes | School Nursing | Scoop.it
Lindsay Lohan seems to be a beacon for unwanted attention lately. This time, she attracted mosquitoes and is down with a nasty viral infection they transmit, Chikungunya.
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fortunately just in Florida- but may be changing scene in the next year  or two...

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Study skills: Making time for exercise might help your academic performance - Sports Psychology - The Sport In Mind - Sports Psychology – The Sport In Mind

Study skills: Making time for exercise might help your academic performance - Sports Psychology - The Sport In Mind - Sports Psychology – The Sport In Mind | School Nursing | Scoop.it
Via @TheSportInMind: Exercise improves concentration and memory by @psycurious http://t.co/kNBNmyTJTC” #gcse #gametime #marginalgains
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Studies show it does help.

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3 More Things To Know About E-cigarettes

3 More Things To Know About E-cigarettes | School Nursing | Scoop.it
My goal here is to educate people about the risks and realities of e-cigarettes amid an environment full of popular misconceptions and half-truths.
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NOT safe~

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Kids and Tobacco Use: Some Surprising Findings

Kids and Tobacco Use: Some Surprising Findings | School Nursing | Scoop.it
Results of the National Youth Tobacco Survey provide a snapshot of tobacco products used by today's youth and reveal some surprising new trends.
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What Does Lead Poisoning Have To Do With Criminal Behavior? - Here And Now

What Does Lead Poisoning Have To Do With Criminal Behavior? - Here And Now | School Nursing | Scoop.it
For three decades, Kim Dietrich of the University of Cincinnati has been following a group of individuals exposed to lead.
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Caffeine Powder Poses Deadly Risks

Caffeine Powder Poses Deadly Risks | School Nursing | Scoop.it
Ten grams of powdered caffeine, about a tablespoon, is a lethal dose for an adult. But its sale is virtually unregulated.
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Many Probiotics Taken for Celiac Disease Contain Gluten

Many Probiotics Taken for Celiac Disease Contain Gluten | School Nursing | Scoop.it
More than half of the 22 top-selling probiotic supplements that researchers analyzed contained gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley and rye that is harmful to people with celiac disease.
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How a Childhood Vaccine Reduces Risk of a Cancer

How a Childhood Vaccine Reduces Risk of a Cancer | School Nursing | Scoop.it
The vaccine for Haemophilus influenza type B lowers the risk for acute lymphoblastic leukemia, the most common childhood cancer.
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Anti-vax mom changes her tune as all 7 of her children come down with ... - Washington Post

Anti-vax mom changes her tune as all 7 of her children come down with ... - Washington Post | School Nursing | Scoop.it
Tara Hills was stuck in isolation at home with her children and her regrets about failing to have them vaccinated.
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Insulin Pumps: Don’t Let Doctors Push You Into This Choice

Insulin Pumps: Don’t Let Doctors Push You Into This Choice | School Nursing | Scoop.it
I've never told the story of the day that we chose Arden's insulin pump because it involves people that I love and who have done countless wonderful things for
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As a mother, I’m angry at vaccine refusers. As a physician, I’m scared.

As a mother, I’m angry at vaccine refusers. As a physician, I’m scared. | School Nursing | Scoop.it
This morning, a friend of mine posted an article on Facebook that was titled, “Dear anti-vax parents, we’re not mad at you.
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Why Healthy Relationships Always Have Boundaries & How to Set Boundaries in Yours

Why Healthy Relationships Always Have Boundaries & How to Set Boundaries in Yours | School Nursing | Scoop.it
In romantic relationships we often think of boundaries as a bad thing or simply unnecessary. Isn’t our partner supposed to anticipate our wants and needs? Isn’t that part of being in love? Aren’t boundaries callous?
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Con Yeager Recalls 30 Brands of Cumin, Spice Mixes for Undeclared Peanut - Food Poisoning Bulletin

Con Yeager Recalls 30 Brands of Cumin, Spice Mixes for Undeclared Peanut - Food Poisoning Bulletin | School Nursing | Scoop.it
Con Yeager is recalling 30 brands of cumin and spice mix for undeclared peanut.
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