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Newsletter Spring 2021

Here is our CHIME Study Spring Newsletter! In this issue, learn more about the airway microbiome, read our CHIME Study research updates, and get to know one of our Clinical Research Coordinators, Amy Addo. ¡Aquí esta nuestro boletín de primavera del estudio CHIME! En esta edición, aprenda más sobre el microbioma de las vías respiratorias, lea sobre Read More

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Newsletter Winter 2021

Here is our CHIME Study Winter Newsletter! In this issue, learn about the flu vs. COVID-19 comparison, read our CHIME Study research updates, and get to know one of our Clinical Research Coordinators, Rachel Linfield. ¡Aquí esta nuestro boletín de invierno del estudio CHIME! En esta edición, aprenda sobre la comparación de la influenza y COVID-19, lea Read More

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Handwashing Tips

With the coronavirus pandemic, it is more important than ever to wash our hands. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recommendations on when, how, and why we should wash our hands. When should we wash our hands? A few important times include: before eating after sneezing, coughing, or blowing your nose before Read More

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Cooking with Your Child

Have you ever tried cooking with your child? When your child spends time with you in the kitchen, it can help them develop new skills and lay the foundation for healthy eating habits. It may also encourage them to try new foods. Here are some tips on how to spend time with your child in Read More

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Holiday Hosting and Food Allergies

In the past 20 years, the incidence of food allergies has nearly doubled. Only eight foods make up 90 percent of all food allergies: tree nuts, peanuts, shellfish, fish, milk, wheat, soybeans, and eggs. This holiday season, it may be worth being aware of the ingredients in the foods you serve when hosting, especially if Read More

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Newsletter – Fall 2019

Here is our CHIME Study Fall Newsletter! In this issue, learn about the microbiome, read about CHIME Study research updates, and get to know one of our Clinical Research Coordinators, Marina Latif. ¡Aquí esta nuestro boletín de otoño del estudio CHIME! En esta edición, aprenda acerca del microbioma, lea sobre las actualizaciones del estudio CHIME Read More

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Newsletter – Spring 2019

Here is our CHIME Study Spring Newsletter! In this issue, learn about seasonal pollen allergies, read about CHIME Study research updates, and get to know one of our Clinical Research Coordinators, Michelle Odonkor. ¡Aquí está nuestro boletín de primavera del estudio CHIME! En esta edición, aprenda más sobre las alergias estacionales al polen, lea sobre avances de Read More

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Ear Infections and Colds

Have you ever wondered why ear infections often happen when your child has a cold? Colds are one of the most common causes of ear infections. Ear infections affect the middle ear, the area behind the eardrum. Normally, a small tube called the eustachian tube connects the middle ear to the back of the throat. Read More