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Stricken children thrive with intravenous doses of fish oil

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By Carolyn Y. Johnson
Globe Staff / January 9, 2009

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WAYLAND - With a toddler's aplomb, Ellie Brogan gives a tour of her body's plumbing. The pouch tucked into her diaper is "my ostomy." A hole in her stomach that hooks to a feeding tube is "my button." "My central line" feeds nutrients to a vein near her heart. (Full article: 921 words)

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