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Peanut-, Tree Nut-Induced Anaphylaxis Up on Halloween, Easter

Increases in risk for anaphylaxis induced by unknown nuts, peanuts among Canadian children

Injuries Associated With Glass Tables Common in U.S.

56 percent of injuries in National Electronic Injury Surveillance System database due to faulty tables

Timing of Gender-Affirming Care Linked to Mental Health

Mental health worse with late pubertal stage, older age for youth presenting for gender-affirming care

Black Newborn Mortality Lower With Care From Black Doctors

However, racial concordance between mother and physician not tied to lower maternal mortality

Fetal Mortality Rate Higher for Black Versus White Mothers

Increased rate of fetal death in black mothers seen for deaths attributed to multiple causes

Warning Issued on Potentially Deadly Mosquito-Borne Virus in Michigan

Suspected case of EEE in a resident of Barry County was announced earlier this week by state officials

Physician’s Briefing Weekly Coronavirus Roundup

Here is what the editors at Physician's Briefing chose as the most important COVID-19 developments for you and your practice for the week of...

Cancer Incidence Up for Adolescents and Young Adults

2007 to 2016 saw increase in overall cancer incidence in all age groups, mainly driven by thyroid cancer

COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Would Begin Within 24 Hours After Approval

U.S. officials also said it is not clear when a vaccine might be available

Moderna May Know by November Whether COVID-19 Vaccine Is Effective

Company could have enough late-stage trial data by October to evaluate its efficacy