Parents’ Saliva: A Cleaning Fluid for Pacifiers

The presumed link between cleanliness and parental goodliness may need a slight refocusing, suggests this study: “Pacifier Cleaning Practices and Risk of Allergy Development,” Bill Hesselmar [pictured here], Fei Sjöberg, Robert Saalman, Nils Åberg, Ingegerd Adlerberth and Agnes E. Wold, Pediatrics, epub May 6, 2013. The authors, at Queen Silvia Children’s Hospital, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, […]

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