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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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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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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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Managing a Persistent Ankle Injury

Sunday, August 2nd, 2009
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By Mary Ellen Ostrander Opps! I did it again. Whether your child’s ankle injury is from school sports, weekend athletics, or just misstepping the exit

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Getting Rid of Those Pesky Critters

Thursday, February 5th, 2009
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By Mary Ellen Ostrander It’s that dreaded call from the school nurse: “Your child has lice.” Guilt! Humiliation! And the knowledge that you will have

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