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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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World’s first ibuprofen patch

Newswise — Researchers at the University of Warwick have worked with Coventry-based Medherant, a Warwick spinout company, to produce and patent the world’s first ever ibuprofen patch delivering the drug directly through skin to exactly where it is...
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This would be very helpful for those who can't take ibuprofen due to GI distress, or kidney insufficiency-

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Even low levels of lead poisoning have a big impact on health of kids: Toxic ... - cleveland.com

Even low levels of lead poisoning have a big impact on health of kids: Toxic ... - cleveland.com | School Nursing | Scoop.it
Even small amounts of lead can impact the health of children for a lifetime.
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Comentario acerca de la afectación en el cuerpo dependiendo de la postura corporal en niños y adolescentes.

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Eye motion test shows promise for concussion detection - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Eye motion test shows promise for concussion detection - Minneapolis Star Tribune | School Nursing | Scoop.it
A Minneapolis neurosurgeon reports success with a system that tracks eye movement by the patients while they are watching music videos.
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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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Exercise May Make The Brain More Flexible

The brain used to be the one organ that researchers believed was pretty unchanging over time, in contrast to other organs that are always replenishing themselves.
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Just One Energy Drink Sends Young Adults' Stress Hormone Levels Soaring

Just One Energy Drink Sends Young Adults' Stress Hormone Levels Soaring | School Nursing | Scoop.it
Researchers also found the beverage pushed blood pressure levels higher
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Caffeine, High Blood Pressure
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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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