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Parents’ second-hand marijuana smoke may cause colds in children

By Clare Wilson Smoke from cannabis may be harmful to others THOMAS SAMSON/AFP via Getty Images Children whose parents smoke or vape cannabis appear to get slightly more respiratory infections, such as colds and flu, than those whose parents just smoke tobacco or don’t smoke at all. The effect may come from children breathing in… Read More »

Are COVID vaccines for children under 12 in their best interest — or just everyone else’s?

Breadcrumb Trail Links World News Health Canada Children are unlikely to be hospitalized with COVID and deaths are rare, but we may need them to help the rest of us reach herd immunity. Is that ethical? Author of the article: Sharon Kirkey Publishing date: Jul 06, 2021  •  1 day ago  •  8 minute read  • … Read More »

U.S. FDA Approves ALK’s Ragwitek (Short Ragweed Pollen Allergen Extract) Tablet for Sublingual Use as Immunotherapy for Children and Adolescents With Short Ragweed Pollen-Induced Allergic Rhinitis With or Without Conjunctivitis

ROUND ROCK, Texas, April 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — ALK (ALKB: DC / OMX: ALK B / AKABY / AKBLF), a global, research-driven pharmaceutical company that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of allergies, announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Ragwitek (Short Ragweed Pollen Allergen Extract) Tablet for Sublingual Use for the… Read More »