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Dyslexia Insight #1: Make Dyslexia About Strengths—Not Shame - NCLD

Dyslexia Insight #1: Make Dyslexia About Strengths—Not Shame - NCLD | School Nursing | Scoop.it
Dyslexia and shame: Why do dyslexic people feel shame about their difficulties with reading and spelling? Dyslexic author Ben Foss shares his experience.
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Learning differences- not a disability....

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10 natural ways to treat menstrual cramps, backed by evidence

10 natural ways to treat menstrual cramps, backed by evidence | School Nursing | Scoop.it
Most women report some painful or discomfort with their period. However, some women have killer cramps (the medical term is severe dysmenorrhea) and for many of them life goes on a 3 to 5-day hold once a month.
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Science Cafe: Vaccines and Health - ideastream

Science Cafe: Vaccines and Health - ideastream | School Nursing | Scoop.it
Vaccines help us to ward off diseases that used to fell humans.
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Children in Single-Parent Families Are More Likely to Witness Domestic Violence | Family Studies

Children in Single-Parent Families Are More Likely to Witness Domestic Violence | Family Studies | School Nursing | Scoop.it
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What Happens To Our Brains When We Exercise And How It Makes Us Happier

What Happens To Our Brains When We Exercise And How It Makes Us Happier | School Nursing | Scoop.it
There's more to the mood-boosting properties of exercise than endorphins.
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Hands-only CPR flash mob makes stops in San Luis Obispo - KSBY San Luis Obispo News

Hands-only CPR flash mob makes stops in San Luis Obispo - KSBY San Luis Obispo News | School Nursing | Scoop.it
Emergency responders are trying to teach as many people CPR as they can, and they're doing it in a pretty fun way.
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Why You Really Need A Flu Shot (Even Though The Vaccine Isn't Great) - WBUR

Why You Really Need A Flu Shot (Even Though The Vaccine Isn't Great) - WBUR | School Nursing | Scoop.it
By September, half of the flu viruses circulating in America were H3N2s -- displacing H1N1 as the dominant strain. And half of those were the drifted H3N2 mutant that's a poor match for the current vaccine.
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Ohio reduces allowable lead levels in children's blood by half; 7,600 children expected to have elevated levels

Ohio reduces allowable lead levels in children's blood by half; 7,600 children expected to have elevated levels | School Nursing | Scoop.it
Ohio reduces allowable lead levels in children's blood by half; 7,600 children expected to have elevated levels
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Students get taste of fresh, healthy life - LaGrange Daily News

Students get taste of fresh, healthy life - LaGrange Daily News | School Nursing | Scoop.it
Children and parents at the Boys and Girls Club of West Georgia got a taste of fresh, healthy living on Thursday afternoon.A West Geo...
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74 percent of parents would remove their kids from daycare if others are unvaccinated

74 percent of parents would remove their kids from daycare if others are unvaccinated | School Nursing | Scoop.it
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Most parents agree that all children in daycare centers should be vaccinated, and that daycare providers should be checking vaccine records every year, according to the University of Michigan C.S.
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State of Ohio does not have any mandated vaccines for childcare centers to  require.  [only state in the country that does not require it for childcare]... lets' make it a law and protect the 74%.

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Rethinking the Happy Meal? Small prizes may get kids to pick up fruits and ... - Washington Post

Rethinking the Happy Meal? Small prizes may get kids to pick up fruits and ... - Washington Post | School Nursing | Scoop.it
Giving kids a little prize might encourage them to choose the healthy food options at school.
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Study: Exercise can help kids with ADHD - Soel Foundation

Study: Exercise can help kids with ADHD - Soel Foundation | School Nursing | Scoop.it
A study found that regular half-hour sessions of aerobic activity before school helped young children with symptoms of ADHD
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'The Coolest Thing Ever': How A Robotic Arm Changed 4 Lives - ideastream

'The Coolest Thing Ever': How A Robotic Arm Changed 4 Lives - ideastream | School Nursing | Scoop.it
For a class project, three engineering students at Rice University devised an inexpensive robotic arm to help a teenager with an uncommon bone disease.
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Understanding 504 Plans

Understanding 504 Plans | School Nursing | Scoop.it
A 504 plan is an educational plan that gives students with disabilities individualized help. Learn what it can provide and how to pursue this option.
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A Boy Named Tommy

A Boy Named Tommy | School Nursing | Scoop.it
This upcoming Tuesday, many of us across the nation will gather in front of our TV, or online, and watch President Obama deliver his sixth State of the Union Address.  When I watch, I will be think...

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Lou Salza's curator insight, January 19, 2:26 PM

Ryan Masa, K-8 Principal of the Assets School in Honolulu,  weaves together a cautionary tale for all educators: First he takes the dangerous conclusions parents and teachers often draw regarding children who struggle to learn to read in school. Next he weaves  gives us a lesson in US History relevant to the State of the Union address this week. Finally he brings us to Assets School where 2e students have been well cared for and brilliantly educated for 3 decades. This is a must read!--Lou

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Two big flu myths debunked

Two big flu myths debunked | School Nursing | Scoop.it
Dr. Sanjay Gupta dismisses the idea that you can get the flu from the flu shot or from being outside in cold weather.
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The cost of concussions in sports - Toledo Blade

The cost of concussions in sports - Toledo Blade | School Nursing | Scoop.it
As the family of former OSU football player Kosta Karageorge awaits test results — a neuropathologist will examine his brain for injuries that could be linked to his football playing or wrestling — the search for answers continues concerning what...
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Have kids with food allergies? One mom shares tips, safe cookie recipes - Today.com

Have kids with food allergies? One mom shares tips, safe cookie recipes - Today.com | School Nursing | Scoop.it
If you or anyone in your family has a food allergy, every day can be a challenge — especially during the holidays with so many desserts...
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Julia Elzbeth Cole ~ 13 yr. old Lead Poisoning Awareness Advocate - YouTube

In 2003 Kim Cole and family were poisoned by 15,000+ micrograms of LEAD dust when the Master state inspector of the CLPPP (childhood lead poisoning PREVENTIO...
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CPR Phone Guidance Boosts Cardiac Arrest Survival, Study Says

CPR Phone Guidance Boosts Cardiac Arrest Survival, Study Says | School Nursing | Scoop.it
Researchers find 911 dispatchers can talk bystanders through the process -- and save lives
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: CPR, Cardiac Arrest
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Beyond Reading and Writing: School Nurses Serve Main Point of Contact for ... - School News Network

Beyond Reading and Writing: School Nurses Serve Main Point of Contact for ... - School News Network | School Nursing | Scoop.it
Every day, school nurses working toward the following goals: promote health and prevent disease among children in area schools, maintain a safe healthy environment for students and staff, minimize health barriers for students to allow them to reach...
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School nurses improve attendance,  get the medical help they need & help students do their best!

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Breaking the cycle: A Cleveland teen's path through poverty and tragedy, and ... - The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com

Breaking the cycle: A Cleveland teen's path through poverty and tragedy, and ... - The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com | School Nursing | Scoop.it
David Avery had suffered more trauma by age 12 than most people experience in a lifetime. Gangs, guns, terrible loss. This is the story of how he broke out.
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always good to hear these types of good endings- mentors help!

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Mama Jennifer's Story...

Mama Jennifer's Story... | School Nursing | Scoop.it
   Story by Mama Jennifer in Ohio Last year I relocated my family to a rural country town in southern Ohio. I was excited to get my family out into the country and I thought this would be my "dream...
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Lead paint is still impacting children AND adults.

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Protecting your family from lead poisoning

Protecting your family from lead poisoning | School Nursing | Scoop.it
VIDEO: Lead paint poisoning can be 100% preventable though children continue to get sick. We have tips to keep your family safe.
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Me, Myself and O.I.

My daughter wanted to make a video explaining about her life with Osteogenesis Imperfecta (Brittle Bone Disease) for Wishbone day.
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Cute video all about OI

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