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Effect of Nebulized Magnesium vs Placebo Added to Albuterol Among Children With Refractory Acute Asthma

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JAMA Network - This randomized trial compares the effect of nebulized magnesium vs placebo added to albuterol on hospitalization at 24 hours of children with acute asthma...

  • This RCT found that nebulized magnesium does not decrease hospitalization for children with refractory acute asthma in the emergency department, compared to albuterol or placebo https://t.co/9NjgPztY6V @sickkids #VisualAbstract

Hand Hygiene Gaps Identified

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JAMA Network - Hand washing or using an alcohol-based hand sanitizer after touching shopping carts, gas pumps, automated teller machines, and other frequently touched surfaces is a...

  • Hand washing or using an alcohol-based sanitizer after using shopping carts, gas pumps, ATMs, etc. is a key strategy of @CDCgov’s recommendations to prevent #COVID19; 2 surveys in @CDCMMWR found serious gaps in hand hygiene practices by race, age, & sex https://t.co/Amg3cjNZ2l

Association of Physical Activity Intensity With Mortality

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JAMA Network - This cohort study uses data from the National Health Interview Survey to examine the association of the proportion of vigorous physical activity to total...

Wearing a Mask Can Protect Against Coronavirus Disease 2019 for the Wearer as Well as Others, The CDC Says

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JAMA Network - People who wear multilayer cloth masks protect not only the people they encounter from severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) but also themselves,...

FDA Expands Food Safety Collaboration With Mexico

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JAMA Network - Building on a partnership signed in 2014, the FDA and its counterparts in Mexico have agreed to expand collaborative food safety efforts to cover...

  • The @US_FDA and its Mexican counterpart have agreed to expand collaborative food safety efforts to cover all human food that crosses the border, not just produce. They will adapt new technologies to prevent and trace foodborne illness outbreaks https://t.co/zTttIAWkUj

Patient Information: High-risk Groups for Influenza Complications

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JAMA Network - This JAMA Patient Page describes the groups of people who are at high risk of complications from influenza infection, how to reduce risk through...

  • From @JAMA_Current: JAMA Patient Page: the groups of people who are at high risk of complications from #influenza infection, how to reduce risk through vaccination, and steps high-risk people should take if they develop influenza symptoms https://t.co/sQin8UeOds

Study Aims to Identify Drugs That Could Be Repurposed for COVID-19

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JAMA Network - The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) recently launched a study to determine whether drugs that are already approved or in the...

  • The @NIAIDNews launched a study to see if approved drugs or those in the late stage of development merit testing in larger trials as #COVID19 treatments, “an efficient way of finding promising treatments & eliminating those that are not,” said Dr. Fauci https://t.co/2RQq7bIMKy

COVID-19 and Excess All-Cause Mortality in the US and 18 Comparison Countries

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JAMA Network - This Viewpoint compares the COVID-19 per capita overall and excess mortality rates in the US vs that of 18 OECD countries and the timing...

  • This cross-sectional study found the US had high #COVID19 mortality & excess mortality into September 2020, compared to with other countries, with COVID-19 & all-cause mortality remaining high in the US after the first spring peak https://t.co/jvzNPcTOIK @ambilinski @ZekeEmanuel

JAMA Network - This retrospective case series describes a systematic assessment of 40 patients with chilblain-like lesions durring the coronavirus 2019 pandemic and examines the association of...

  • Prospective study performed in 40 consecutive patients reveals that #chilblain-like lesions observed during the #COVID19 pandemic represent manifestations of a viral-induced type I interferonopathy https://t.co/jfzghbltUw

Nutritional Analysis of Foods and Beverages Depicted in Top-Grossing US Movies, 1994-2018

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JAMA Network - This qualitative study compares nutritional content depicted in the 250 top-grossing US movies from 1994 to 2018 with established nutrition rating systems, dietary recommendations,...