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What is strabismus?

Strabismus is a condition when a person’s eyes don’t line up, or when one or both eyes wander. The eyes may turn inward (esotropia), outward (exotropia), up (hypertropia) or down … Full Entry »

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How much caffeine is too much?

Caffeinated beverages and foods, such as gourmet coffee drinks, sodas, iced teas, energy drinks, ice cream and candy are readily available to children and teens. However, as parents are purchasing … Full Entry »

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MEDi the robot

The child life team recently welcomed MEDi, the robot. MEDi is one of several therapeutic tools used by the child life team to implement therapeutic interventions. A Child Life Specialist … Full Entry »

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Transplant nurses day

As a post-renal transplant coordinator, I serve as the advocate responsible for coordinating all activity for the transplant patient and their family. This includes, but is not limited to:

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Thirdhand smoke – after the cigarette goes out the harm continues

Do you ever go into a home where there are smokers and it reeks of smoke even though no one is smoking there at the time? Smoke does not just … Full Entry »

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