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they do not my son in that bag what Sandra Baker, of Harrodsburg, Ky., said she thought when she walked down a hall toward a big green bag, with a teacher aide sitting beside it, at her son school, on Dec. 14.

is that you? a voice coming from the bag said.

Christopher Baker, 9, is autistic and has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Sometimes his school calls Baker, 35, to come to the school to help calm him down, she said.

said he was off the walls, Baker said, describing the call she got relayed by her mother on Dec. 14.

The bag was not mesh; it was opaque cloth, with a drawstring, which was pulled tight, said. Christopher could not see out, she said, adding that he asked out there? before asking, is that you? need to get him out of that bag, now, she told the aide, who struggled to open the bag, according to Baker. startled me: What if he aspirated on food, or a fire broke out? said.

When she met with the principal and another school official after the incident, they answered this question by saying they would have dragged the bag away with Christopher inside, Sandra said with a laugh.

Baker and her husband, Scottie Baker, from whom she separated, said they were dissatisfied with the school district response to this incident.

swept it under the rug, sort of joked about it, Baker said.

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They had not been contacted by Mercer County Schools Interim Superintendent Dennis Davis. In a statement, Davis said he couldn comment because of confidentiality laws. employees of the Mercer christian louboutin outlet County Public Schools are qualified professionals who treat students with respect and dignity while providing a safe and nurturing learning environment, in the statement.

Bags are used to calm and control special needs children, the Bakers said, but they are elastic and allow the child to stand, move around and get out if they need to. was like a gym bag, Sandra Baker said.

She said she was told the school had used the bag to try to calm Christopher at least three times in the past, but she assumed he would roll on the bag, filled with balls, using it as a sensory stimulus be inside the bag, with the drawstring pulled. Christopher should have been put in a room the school has for special needs students, not in a public hallway, the Bakers said.

A social worker for the state of Kentucky was investigating the incident, including reviewing surveillance video of the hallway Christopher was in, the Bakers said.

More than 4,500 people have signed an online petition Mercer County improve teacher training and a school ability to handle special needs students.

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I guess I really shouldn’t be surprised at this point. The options for kids lunches continue to dwindle with every day a new statistic coming out about childhood obesity.

But Chocolate milk? Really? The Milk Industry is set to launch a new campaign this month, “Raise your hand for chocolate milk” campaign.

Of course someone has to complain about the emphasis on the chocolate milk. Nutritionist and educators feel that chocolate milk is too sugary. The milk industry doesn’t want chocolate milk to garner the same status as the soda. In turn, The National Dairy Council and the Milk Processor Education Program are spending between $500,000 to $1 million to christian louboutin outlet get the message across that chocolate milk is good.

According to the National Dairy Council, “Flavored milk drinkers consume more milk than exclusively white milk drinkers. Offering flavored low fat or fat free milk can help increase milk consumption and boost overall participation in school meal programs.”

christian louboutin outlet As a parent, I serve my kids chocolate milk. We usually flavor Two percent milk, not whole milk, but my kids are far from obese.

The National Dairy Council also state, “Removing flavored milk from schools has been shown to result in a 62 63 percent reduction in milk consumption by kids in kindergarten through 5th grade, a 50 percent

reduction in milk consumption by adolescents in 6th through 8th grades, and a 37 percent reduction in milk

consumption in adolescents in 9th through 12th grades.”

Do we really want to protest this as parents?

A few years back, I taught fifth grade at an inner city school when the big craze happened to remove snacks and sodas from school. It was frustrating. The kids would just get off the bus with whole bags of Fiery Hot Cheetos and two litters of orange christian louboutin outlet soda. Then as a teacher, we were denied sodas because we weren’t as smart as the kids to think ahead and bring from h christian louboutin outlet ome, not to mention the money the PTO failed to take in off of those sales.

Taking stuff out of the school just makes it more appealing to the kids. Chocolate milk is healthy. There is such a thing as taking away too much for kids. Milk is something kids need and if making it a treat is a bad thing, I do not want to be a parent. Flavored milk contains the same nutrients as white milk, except more kids want it.

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In collaboration with Opportunity Project of Millburn and AAA New Jersey Automobile Club, children volunteers were educated on helmet safety and decorated a used helmet collection box. The attendees also worked with volunteers and families from Family Intervention Services of East Orange to create Thanksgiving decorations and drawings filled with warm holiday messages.

Thanks to Deerfield Elementary School in Short Hills, as well as numerous private donors, the event received thousands of donated books which the children sorted, and for which they created handmade bookmarks encouraging reading. Books were delivered to book pantries at Cleveland Street Elementary School in Orange as well as locations in Maplewood and South Orange. The pantries provide books to children who do not have books of their own.

League president Sara D said, For Kids event helps children in need, while teaching others, especially the younger generation, about the benefits of volunteering. This wonderful event also brings together so many other local community groups, and is a great way to spread the good work of volunteerism collectively. event also marked the launch of the league the Volunteers contest for children in grades first through fifth living in the towns of East Orange, Livingston, Maplewood, christian louboutin outlet Millburn, Orange, Short Hills, Springfield, South Orange and West Orange. To further promote volunteerism, winners will be awarded a prize of $100 to put their good ideas to work to help their community. Deadline for entries is Dec. 15.

The event was supported by community individuals and groups including AAA New Jersey Automobile Club, Community FoodBank of NJ, Christ Church Cub Scout Pack 1; Deerfield Elementary School, Short Hills; Essex County Prosecutor Office; Family Intervention Services; Girl Scout Troops 20124, 20898 and 315; Interfaith Hospitality Network of Essex County; Matt Sia; Millburn High School Key Club; Mothers More, South Orange/Maplewood; Opportunity Project; christian louboutin outlet and The Salvation Army Orange Corps.

The Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills, Inc. is an organization of women developed as civic and community leaders creating lasting community impact. The league provides service to East Orange, Livingston, Maplewood, Milburn, Orange, Short Hills, South Orange, Springfield and West Orange, and reaches out to women of all races, religions and national origins.

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The team from Durham’s Sleep Lab will be testing the effectiveness of baby sleeping bags and bedside cots, which attach to the parents’ bed, at keeping babies safe at night.

So far, no research has been done outside of hospitals to see whether bedside cots are better or worse than standalone cots in keeping babies safe and whether or not they make a positive impact on night time breastfeeding.

The team also wants to test the effectiveness of baby sleeping bags in keeping babies’ body temperatures at a safe level, compared with traditional sheets and blankets. The recommended room temperature for young babies is between 16 20C with light bedding or a light weight sleeping bag as the chance of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, or cot death, is higher in babies who get too hot.

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I Martin1, A Albert2, I Alcorta1, J Estella1, S Rives1, T Toll1 and E Tuset1

1Services of Hematology Hospital Sant Joan de D Passeig Sant Joan de D 08950 Espluges, Spain2Services of Surgery, Hospital Sant Joan de D Passeig Sant Joan de D 08950 Esplugues, SpainReceived 22 July 2002; Accepted 22 August 2002.

Peripheral blood stem cell (PBSC) collection in children under 10 kg in weight is certainly a technical challenge. The main concerns for apheresis in these patients are citrate toxicity, high extracorporeal volume, vascular access and patient’s tolerance. This highlights the importance of a recent paper,1 which provides an alternative to apheresis, although it appears limited to very good mobilizers.

The main problem in our opinion is vascular access. At our institution, we insert a central line under general anesthesia in the operating room. We use a 10 F double lumen catheter (PermCath, Palex SA) which is placed at the right atrium entrance through a cutdown in the internal jugular vein. The jugular vein is preserved and hemorrhage around the catheter is prevented by a vascular purse string suture closing the vein opening around the catheter. The apheresis catheter is brought out through a separate skin incision leaving a subcutaneous tunnel. Fixation in place is accomplished by a subcutaneous foam cuff built in the catheter and a skin stitch holding the exterior end to the head skin in a comfortable position. A soft elastic head band holds the double line end from pulling during sudden head movements. This catheter is maintained after apheresis, throughout the transplantation procedure.

To avoid citrate toxicity we maintain an ACD infusion rate of 0.9 ml/min/l of blood volume (BV). Using a standard 12:1 ACD ratio the access flow would be 10.8 ml/min/l of BV. For a patient with a blood volume of 500 ml, as reported by Koristek,1 the access flow would be 5.4 ml/min. To move this flow in the range of 10 ml/min recommended by the manufacturer we reduce the ACD ratio to 24:1. After processing 3 BVs we reduce the ACD ratio to 30:1. To avoid coagulation of the circuit we add heparin (3000 IU/500 ml ACD A) to the anticoagulant bag resulting in a heparin infusion rate of 5.4 IU/min/l of BV (2.7 IU/min in a patient with 500 ml blood volume). Also, we add 5 ml ACD A aseptically to the collection bag to prevent aggregation or coagulation of the product.

The extracorporeal volume of the circuit is approximately 165 ml. To avoid hypovolemia and anemia, at the beginning of the procedure we prime the circuit with reconstituted irradiated and leukodepleted whole blood. The reconstituted blood is prepared at a hematocrit equal to that of the patient and after initial saline priming the procedure is begun by aspiratin christian louboutin outlet g the blood from the blood unit, which is allowed to reach the return line. The procedure is then paused, access and return lines are connected to the patient and the apheresis is then continued aspirating blood from the patient.

Tolerance of children to the tedious and prolonged procedure is good if a comfortable atmosphere is created: in our apheresis unit they are accompanied by their parents, watching TV or a video christian louboutin outlet film, playing with their toys or just sleeping.

Using this approach we have recently performed large volume leukapheresis in three patients under 10 kg. Age, weight, diagnoses, preapheresis WBC and CD34 values and CD34 cells collected are shown in Table 1. The procedures were well tolerated wi christian louboutin outlet th no adverse effects.

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