Taking your temperature on thermometers

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In Sunday’s Connecticut Post, I had a story about thermometers. Many parents in the region don’t own them, mainly because they never have and don’t see a reason to change. Some doctors think this is a bad idea, as knowing the exact severity of a fever is crucial to knowing just how sick someone is. But at least one doctor says it’s not necessary to have a thermometer, arguing that all it does is increase anxiety. You can read the piece here: http://www.ctpost.com/default/article/Some-clinics-see-drop-in-thermometer-use-4084276.php

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Categories: General, health
Amanda Cuda

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