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Inova clinical trial investigates outcomes of exposing newborns to mother’s microbes While Caesarean section (CS) delivery can be lifesaving for both new mothers and their babies, children born by CS have an approximately 50 percent increased risk of childhood obesity, along with asthma and allergies. There is a marked difference between the microbiomes, the community…

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January 2016 The First 1000 Days of Life…and Beyond Study We’ve Come a Long Way Hello Families of the Inova Translational Medicine Institute (ITMI) “The First 1000 Days of Life…and Beyond” study. This newsletter is the first to celebrate the enrollment of 2,500 families and the third birthdays of our oldest participants. We will be…

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Dr. Cannon

Timothy L. Cannon, MD, is board certified in medical oncology, hematology and internal medicine. His specialty is managing gastrointestinal cancers. Dr. Cannon emphasizes personalized care for his patients and is interested in pharmacogenomics as well as using technology to improve patients’ access to care. Read Dr. Cannon’s profile. Many patients that are receiving chemotherapy ask…

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