12015Feb
5 Important Things You Might Not Know About Strep Throat

5 Important Things You Might Not Know About Strep Throat

By Claire McCarthy at Boston Children’s Hospital On the Richter Scale of childhood illness, strep throat ranks pretty low, but its little tremors can wreak a fair bit of havoc on the day-to-day lives of parents and children. It’s also one of those illnesses that’s so common that people often think they know everything there…

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152014Nov
What is a Nurse Practitioner?

What is a Nurse Practitioner?

A Nurse Practitioner is a registered nurse (RN) who has additional education and training in a specialty area such as family practice or pediatrics. Pediatric and family practice NPs can provide regular health care for kids. Nurse Practitioners (also referred to as advanced practice nurses, or APNs) have a master’s degree in nursing (MS or…

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