Madeline Morr

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Chronic Oral Glucocorticoid Use in Pediatric Asthma May Increase Morbidities

Chronic Oral Glucocorticoid Use in Pediatric Asthma May Increase Morbidities

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Children with asthma who experience chronic oral glucocorticoid exposure may have significant morbidities, including adrenal suppression, recurrent pneumonia, and behavioral problems.

Prenatal Vitamin D May Increase Pediatric Allergic Rhinitis Risk

Prenatal Vitamin D May Increase Pediatric Allergic Rhinitis Risk

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Prenatal vitamin D is associated with an increased risk for allergic rhinitis in children born to African American women, but not white women.

Food Allergies May Be Linked to Unmetabolized Folic Acid at Birth

Food Allergies May Be Linked to Unmetabolized Folic Acid at Birth

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Higher levels of unmetabolized folic acid at birth may be associated with the development of food allergies.

Influenza Vaccination Refusal Leads to Employee Termination

Influenza Vaccination Refusal Leads to Employee Termination

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About 50 employees have been fired from Essentia Health, a Duluth, Minnesota-based hospital chain, for refusing to receive the flu vaccination.

Avoiding Pneumonia in Patients With COPD

Avoiding Pneumonia in Patients With COPD

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Pneumonia primarily affects young children, smokers, adults 65 years and older, and people with COPD.

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