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What I learned Today at camp:

Did you know….. Atherosclerosis is the hardening of the coronary arteries   Thrombosis is the blood clotting in the arteries that blocks the blood flow.   Angina is the discomfort in your chest or chest pain caused by the … Continue reading

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What we learned today: The circulatory system

The heart is made up of four different blood-filled areas, and each of these areas is called a chamber. There are two chambers on each side of the heart. One chamber is on the top and one chamber is on … Continue reading

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What we learned today: The HEART!!!

Today we learned that the heart has four chambers: two atria and two ventricles. The right atrium receives oxygen-poor blood from   the body and pumps it to the right ventricle. The right ventricle   pumps the oxygen-poor blood to … Continue reading

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First African-American Pediatrician

Dr Helen Nash First Black Female Pediatrician at St. Louis Children’s Hospital Dr. Helen Nash, a Meharry Medical School graduate and Spelman College alumna, became the first black pediatrician at St. Louis Children’s Hospital in 1949. In her childhood days, Dr. Nash became interested … Continue reading

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What we learned today at MIM

Today at MIM we learned about the different parts of the body system (shown in the previous blog :)), how to speak like a medical professional (learn more at  http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/medicalwords.html) and also we met some very amazing doctors who told … Continue reading

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Why I want to be a pediatric nurse:

I would love to become a Pediatric Nurse is because, I love to take care of younger children in need. I would love to help children around the world fight different diseases or even do something as small as put … Continue reading

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Body Systems! SAY WHAT?

Here are the 11 body systems: Digestive Nervous Repiratory Muscular Immune Integumentary Lymphatic Reproductive Skeletal Urinary Endocrine        

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