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Peanut allergies: What is the best policy for schools?

Peanut allergies can be a serious problem, and many exposures happen when our kids are at school. On average, there are probably about 5 peanut-allergic children in each of our nation’s 100,000 school buildings. What’s the best policy for schools to use to help protect these kids from potentially fatal reactions? Different schools have taken different approaches,… Read More »

AMIA supports new NIH data exchange policy

The nation’s biomedical and health informatics experts are calling for a more thorough evaluation of grant applicants’ data plans, according to the American Medical Informatics Association. In a Dec. 10 letter to Carrie Wolinetz, associate director for science policy at the National Institutes of Health, Office of Science Policy, AMIA said it “enthusiastically” supports the expansive… Read More »