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Continuation of Anti-TNF for IBD After 24 Weeks of Pregnancy Beneficial

Risk for maternal IBD relapse and prematurity reduced with continuation of anti-TNF after 24 weeks of pregnancy

CDC Says Universal Masking Can Be Dropped in Some Nursing Homes, Hospitals

Masking 'remains recommended' during an outbreak among patients or 'when caring for patients who are moderately to severely immunocompromised'

Pfizer, Moderna Seek Approval of New COVID-19 Boosters for Children

'Bivalent' shots target both the original coronavirus and the omicron BA.4 and BA.5 subvariants

AAP Calls for Prevention of Pediatric ATV-Linked Deaths, Injuries

In a policy statement, the AAP continues to recommend that children younger than 16 years of age not operate an ATV or ride as a passenger

Air Pollution Tied to Autism-Related Hospital Admissions in Children

Short-term exposure to air pollution may worsen symptoms of autism spectrum disorder in school-aged children

History of GDM Tied to Cardiovascular, Cerebrovascular Disease Risk

Increase in risk lessened, but still statistically significant for women who did not go on to develop subsequent overt diabetes

High BP Tied to One in Eight Emergency Visits for Cardiovascular Issues

Top cardiovascular-related diagnoses seen in the emergency department differ between men and women

Allostatic Load May Affect Woman’s Ability to Conceive

Higher allostatic load score, indicating greater levels of chronic psychosocial stress, linked to lower fecundability

Substance Use Disorder Treatment Admissions Down During Pandemic

Largest decreases seen in Native American, Black, and Hispanic individuals

Bariatric Surgery Tied to Lasting, Clinically Important Improvements in Pain

Despite decreases in initial improvements, benefits seen at seven years postsurgery