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National Wear Red Day; ‘gas station heroin;’ props to school nurses - Morning Medical Update

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Healthy hearts for a month and for life

Did you check your calendar and your closet for National Wear Red Day? If not, there’s still time to learn about the American Heart Association and its Go Red for Women campaign to eradicate heart disease and stroke. (And don’t forget, healthy hearts are good for men too.)

‘Neptune’s Fix’

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning retailers, consumers and everyone else to return Neptune’s Fix brand elixir and tablets due to potential dangerous reactions or interactions with other medications. FDA issued warnings and lawmakers this year pushed for additional inquiry into tianeptine, which has opioid-like qualities.

Good health against missing school

Physicians are good at identifying illness and disease in their patients. School nurses are good at identifying which students may be at greatest risk of chronic absenteeism, according to new research. Almost 15 million students – or one-third of the nation’s student body – were chronically absent during the 2021-2022 school year, and not just due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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