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Parents and Baby

N-of-1 Studies to Improve Symptoms and Individualize Treatment Efficacy in Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease

To improve quality of life, individualized approaches to address symptoms troubling to individual patients are needed. This study utilizes the use of mobile technology to monitor individualized patient symptoms with daily two-way text messages and conduct single-subject (N-of-1) treatment trials.

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Featured Faculty

David E. Sandberg, Ph.D.

Beth A. Tarini, M.D., M.S.

Dr. Tarini's research focuses on the communication process and the health outcomes associated with genetic testing in pediatrics.  She is particularly interested in pediatric population-based screening programs, such as newborn screening.  Through her research, Dr. Tarini seeks to optimize communication about genetic testing between parents and providers in an effort to maximize health and minimize harm. 
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Research from the National Poll on Children's Health

Too convenient? Majority of adults support bans on powdered alcohol

Powdered alcohol is a new product approved for sale in the United States in March 2015. 90% of adults are concerned about misuse of powdered alcohol among underage youth; more than three quarters support banning online sales.

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