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Children's Nursing

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Teen goths ‘more vulnerable’ to depression and self-harm


Young people who adopt the “goth” subculture might be at increased risk of depression and self-harm, according to UK researchers.

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NICE pushes down HbA1c target for children with diabetes


A tighter target for blood glucose control in children with diabetes has been recommended by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.

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Eileen Shepherd

The patients we choose not to touch


I recently read the novel Even the Dogs, which is a fascinating insight into the lives of homeless and vulnerable people.

Fluoride is a naturally occurring mineral found in water

Water fluoridation 'a safe way of stopping tooth decay'

“Adding fluoride to tap water could save the NHS millions and dramatically improve children’s dental health,” the Mail Online reports. A new UK study concluded that water fluoridation is a “safe and effective” way of preventing tooth decay in children.

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