Jeanne Leitenberg, Jordan Newman

Jeanne Esther Leitenberg and Jordan Isaac Newman were married Feb. 23 at Liberty House, a restaurant and events space in Jersey City. Rabbi Inna Serebro-Litvak officiated. The bride, 35, is a television screenwriter in Los Angeles. Her credits include the CW’s “Gossip Girl” and ABC Family’s “Chasing Life.” She graduated from Emerson College in Boston.…

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Eating small amounts of peanut after immunotherapy may extend allergy treatment benefits

SAN FRANCISCO, C.A. — Regular dietary peanut consumption after completing oral immunotherapy (OIT) or sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT) for peanut allergy may provide continued protection against accidental exposures to the allergen, according to a new study led by Edwin Kim, MD, who presented the findings at the annual American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI)…

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Pinterest Restricts Vaccine Search Results to Curb Spread of Misinformation

Pinterest, a digital platform popular with parents, took an unusual step to crack down on the proliferation of anti-vaccination propaganda: It purposefully hobbled its search box. Type “vaccine” into its search bar and nothing pops up. “Vaccination” or “anti-vax”? Also nothing. Pinterest, which allows people to save pictures on virtual pinboards, is often used to…

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