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ACAAI: Parents, Patients Offer Theories on Causes/Origins of Food Allergies

Parents and adult patients with food allergy believe diet, genetics, family history, infection are linked to food allergy development

CDC Advisors Recommend Masks in Hospitals Without Naming Type

Health care workers frustrated that the draft recommendation does not specify what kind of mask should be worn

Sublingual Immunotherapy Safe, Effective for Treating Toddlers’ Peanut Allergy

Improved outcomes seen with younger age at initiation

Critics Slam Updated Infection Control Recommendations for Hospitals

Health care workers worry whether the guidelines are protecting a hospital's bottom line rather than worker health

More Than Half of U.S. Adults Use Internet to Look for Health, Medical Information

Adults aged 30 to 44 years have highest use of internet for communicating with doctor, doctor's office

FDA Warns Eye Drops From Major Brands May Cause Infection

Twenty-six products can cause eye infection and blindness, an advisory warns

In Utero Corticosteroid Exposure Not Detrimental to Offspring Neurodevelopment

However, for β2-adrenergic agonists, association seen between mid-to-late pregnancy exposure and delayed personal-social skills

Affording Health Care Now a Struggle for Half of Americans: Poll

More than half delayed or skipped care because of concerns about costs

Health Care Workers Reported More Days of Poor Mental Health in 2022

2018 to 2022 saw increase in days of poor mental health and in percentage reporting feeling burnout very often

Unique Workplace Concerns Tied to Health Worker Depression, Anxiety During Pandemic

Associations seen for working on the hospital unit, mood disturbances, and sleep disturbances with depression, anxiety