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I’m a Real Nurse; But I Don’t Play One on TV

Friday, March 9th, 2012
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In a television minute I was transported from my real life as a school nurse into the television life of Nurse Jackie. Amidst the glamour

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Good News in the Never-Ending Lice Battle

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012
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You know the routine: your child, or a child in the class, is sent home with lice. Thus begins the battle at school and home

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Protecting Children with Peanut Allergies

Monday, January 9th, 2012
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You might think a peanut-free environment is the best way to protect a child with peanut allergies. Think again. Research shows that a peanut-free classroom

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Proper Footwear Can Avoid School Accidents

Tuesday, September 6th, 2011
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As a parent you want your child to put a best foot forward in school, but that can be at odds with today’s fashion tends.

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Armed Against Asthma-Helping Your Child Breathe Easier

Friday, January 21st, 2011
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Asthma is a dangerous and, in some cases, a life-threatening disease. If not controlled by proper medication, asthma may cause permanent irreversible changes to the

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That Bump on the Head Could Be a Concussion

Friday, September 3rd, 2010
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By Mary Ellen Ostrander With high school and college sports about to begin, young athletes may sustain injuries. While a broken bone, sprain, or cut

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Advance Your Career on the Golf Course

Monday, July 5th, 2010
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Do you dream about that perfect shot off the first tee or is being so exposed your personal Nightmare on Elm Street? According to Joan

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Pesky Forms for the School Nurse Could Be a Life Saver

Sunday, August 16th, 2009
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By Mary Ellen Ostrander Back to school for the kids often means endless paperwork for parents. There’s one for the front office, one for the

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