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Linfield, Rachel

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 […]

Linfield, Rachel

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 […]

Linfield, Rachel

Benefits of Breakfast

Happy 2020! As we contemplate how we’d like to start our year, it may be good to begin with how we start our day! While mornings may be hectic, it is helpful to remember the health benefits of breakfast.  A statement from The American Heart Association highlights how eating daily breakfast may help prevent health […]

Linfield, Rachel

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 […]

Linfield, Rachel

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 […]

Linfield, Rachel

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 […]

Linfield, Rachel

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. […]

Linfield, Rachel

Newsletter – Fall 2018

Here is our CHIME Study Fall Newsletter! In this issue, learn about respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and in-person visits, read about CHIME Study research updates, and get to know one of our Clinical Research Coordinators, David Zheng. Aquí está nuestro boletín de otoño del estudio CHIME. En esta edición, aprenda sobre el virus respiratorio sincitial (RSV […]