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» The Teenage Brain: Still Under Construction - World of Psychology

» The Teenage Brain: Still Under Construction - World of Psychology | School Nursing | Scoop.it
Continuous effort -- not strength or intelligence -- is the key to unlocking our potential. ~ Winston Churchill He was 18. Old enough to take on the world,
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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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New Ohio rules halve safe lead level - Columbus Dispatch

New Ohio rules halve safe lead level - Columbus Dispatch | School Nursing | Scoop.it
Starting today, the state will reduce the safety threshold for lead in children’s blood, meaning that more kids will be identified with lead poisoning and more houses will need to undergo abatement measures.
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House Calls Making a Comeback? | Asthma Allergies Children parent's web guide

House Calls Making a Comeback? | Asthma Allergies Children parent's web guide | School Nursing | Scoop.it
Can a new "housecall" app help people with asthma and anaphylaxis? http://t.co/P1sHs3IZwX
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Omega 3 fatty acids can help children with ADHD - PsyPost

Omega 3 fatty acids can help children with ADHD - PsyPost | School Nursing | Scoop.it
Supplements of the fatty acids omega 3 and 6 can help children and adolescents who have a certain kind of ADHD. These are the findings of a dissertation at
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This would be great to know more about!!

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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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Control of Hypoglycemia in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes May Be Helped with ... - HCPLive

Control of Hypoglycemia in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes May Be Helped with ... - HCPLive | School Nursing | Scoop.it
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control for high fat is also critical

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Students grow to love compost, kale, healthy eating - Detroit Free Press

Students grow to love compost, kale, healthy eating - Detroit Free Press | School Nursing | Scoop.it
Real-world effort to put theory into practice by growing healthy food in a sustainable way
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