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May Is Food Allergy Awareness Month

According to The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, approximately 32 million people in the United States have food allergies, and 5.6 million of those affected are children. Allergies are most common in young children. Children with food allergies are also 2-4 times more likely to have asthma or another allergic disease. Eight foods cause 90% of food allergy reactions: Milk Egg Peanut Tree nut (e.g….

Posted on May. 15, 2020 in From Our Perspective

National Alcohol and Other Drug-Related Birth Defects Awareness Week

In the United States, 1 out of every 33 babies is born with some form of a birth defect, which is a structural change present at birth that can affect almost any part of the body. Birth defects occur when the baby is developing in the womb. They can cause problems in overall health, how the body develops, or how the body works. They can range…

Posted on May. 13, 2020 in From Our Perspective

Consultant Spotlight: Connie Nelson, BS, Senior Project Manager

Connie directs and oversees all aspects of her assigned projects ensuring compliance with registry standards and specifications. She ensures the goals and objectives of each project are met through oversight of her data abstraction teams.  Prior to joining Registry Partners, Connie worked for the University of California San Diego Medical Center in the Blood and Bone Marrow Transplant Program as a Bone Marrow Transplant Senior Data…

Posted on May. 11, 2020 in Consultant Spotlight

May 9th Is National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day

Each year, National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day seeks to raise awareness of the importance of children’s mental health and show that positive mental health is an essential part of a child’s healthy development. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), mental disorders among children are described as being serious changes in the way children typically learn, behave, or handle their emotions, to…

Posted on May. 8, 2020 in From Our Perspective