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Running Doc on what to do if a child has ‘Nursemaid Elbow’

Typically, this injury occurs to toddlers and preschoolers when a caregiver pulls the child’s arm and partially dislocates the elbow. Specifically, the ligament around the head of the radius bone slips off. A doctor that knows this easily relocates the ligament by internally and externally rotating the forearm. Sometimes sending ...

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Funding doubled for Tessa Jowell research

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDame Tessa Jowell: From social worker to London 2012 The Prime Minister has said she hopes government funding for brain cancer research will create a “lasting legacy” for Dame Tessa Jowell, who died on Saturday aged 70. Theresa May confirmed the government ...

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Volcano Kilauea: What stops eruptions of lava?

Image copyright US Geological Survey Lava reaching temperatures of 1,000C and plumes of poisonous gas shooting up through cracks in the ground have forced hundreds of people on Big Island, Hawaii, to evacuate their homes. After the Kilauea volcano – one of the most active volcanoes in the world – ...

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