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Peanut Allergy

Exposure in infancy has long-term benefit to avoid allergy.

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Post-Traumatic Stress

Service dogs reduced severity of PTSD symptoms and feelings of anxiety.

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Dementia Assessment Tool

Resource tripled the odds of receiving dementia-related care.

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Breast Cancer Risk

Genetic variants appear to boost risk among females of African ancestry.

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