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Rollins, Judy A.
September 2005
Pediatric Nursing;Sep/Oct2005, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p414
Academic Journal
This article presents news briefs related to pediatric nursing. Researchers at Children's Hospital Boston and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have found an important clue about the origins of the deadly skin cancer melanoma. Melanoma is now an epidemic cancer: its incidence is rising faster than that of any other cancer, doubling every 10-20 years. Kid Fitness Inc., along with WQED Multimedia Pittsburgh and American Public Television, are introducing the television series "KID FITNESS," which will provide information related to the physical fitness of children. The program is designed for children aged 2 to 8 years that incorporates song, dance and bright colors. The program incorporates special effects, adventure storylines and educational themes designed for kids to learn quickly through the program.


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