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, […]

How to write a press release: Movie embarrassment

This press release from the Kansas State University  shows: (1) how to write a compelling press release; (2) news of an important research breakthrough; and (3) an inarguable (for one reason or another, hardly anyone would debate with a person who makes this particular explanation) explanation of why that particular research is important. The press […]