• 24 JUN, 2017
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    Drowning in Misinformation: The Truth about "Dry Drowning"

    By: Michelle Place, CRNP-P Earlier this month a young child died following days of vomiting. He had been in shallow water in a Texas dike about a week before his death. The headlines of this story attributed his death to a rare condition called dry drowning or secondary drowning. (CNN. June 9, 2017; http://cnn.it/2rECrOV.) The

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    • 09 JUN, 2017
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    A Pain in the …Head

    By: Michelle Place, CRNP-P Headaches are common in children, occurring in up to 75 percent of school-age children.The likelihood of headaches is even greater in adolescents than in younger children. The most common type is known as Tension-Type Headache. The pain with tension-type headaches is usually mild to moderate, does not throb, and may last

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