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Boys volleyball: Talented Bridgewater-Raritan out to finish what it missed last season

Finding a turning point for last season wasn’t very hard when it came to the Bridgewater-Raritan High School volleyball team.

The Panthers went 0-4 May 10 without starters Dan Gallagher (appendicitis) and Mitchell Repak (back) at the “Super Six Showcase’’, a gathering of New Jersey volleyball royalty at St. 489 more words

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Five for Friday.

What a week! Recovering from a serious illness is tough work, lemme tell you. Thankfully, I had so. much. going on, I didn’t have much time to even think about how pitiful I was. 571 more words

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Straight, No Chaser: Appendicitis – A Whole Lot over Quite a Little…


There’s not much that causes as much legitimate angst in parents as a child with appendicitis. In case you don’t know what the fuss is all about, the appendix is a 3 1/2 inch pouch on the edge of the large intestine near the right lower part of your abdomen. 454 more words

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Aces' Leasure wins district championship

HEATH – Amanda-Clearcreek’s Cole Genders and Jordan Leasure have been dominant all season.

They have a combined three losses between them, and both were looking for a return trip to the state tournament on Saturday at the Division II district wrestling meet at Heath. 738 more words

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Appendicitis - What is it, and why is it so dangerous?

The appendix is a small, tube-like vestigial organ that hangs from the large intestine, with an immune-related function early in life, but adults can live a normal life without it. 778 more words

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appointment with god, or almost

Year 2013. “Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending. You plan a tower that will pierce the clouds? Lay first the foundation of humility”.  904 more words

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Utility of digital rectal examination in the evaluation of abdominal pain, appendicitis

From the UpToDate entry on Acute appendicitis in children: Clinical manifestations and diagnosis. (2015).

“Based upon a systematic review of five articles, the sensitivity and specificity for diagnosing acute appendicitis using digital rectal examination are low in both adults and children (44 to 55 percent and 44 to 75 percent, respectively) . 582 more words

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