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Chicago Area School Nurse Helps Students Be Ready To Achieve

Maryellen Wessendorf is a school nurse in Elgin School District U-46 and shares her experiences working with approximately 2,500 students in a middle school and elementary schools.


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School Nurse Facilitates The Educational Process Of Her Students

A nurse serves an important role to address the physical, mental, emotional, and social health needs in the community.


A defibrillator used to treat cardiac arrest.

School Officials Save Life Of Boy, 7, Whose Heart Stopped

By all accounts, Jackson Bartke seemed to be a normal, healthy, 7-year-old second-grader. But his heart stopped during gym class on Nov. 19. He collapsed.


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Boy Shot In Foot, Doesn’t Tell Anyone Until Next Day

A 14-year-old boy was shot in the foot outside a West Side elementary school Wednesday night, but didn’t report his injury to anyone until the following morning.

CBS Chicago–03/01/2012