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Dr. Xiu-Min Li of Mount Sinai Medical Center at her lab in New York, on April 20, 2011. Li has been studying Chinese herbal therapy for food allergies and eczema. (Robert Caplin/The New York Times)

Dr. Li and Her Chinese Herbal Remedies

Can Dr. Xiu-Min Li overcome the skeptics to create a sanctioned therapy for food allergy and eczema?

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Ex-worker Sues Panera for Discrimination Over Peanut and Nut Allergies

Man claims he was purposely exposed to peanuts and harassed.

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Drug Xolair Significantly Cuts Down Reactions in Milk Allergy OIT

Patients taking the drug had one-third the number of reactions of a placebo group while doing OIT

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Allergist Who’s Driven to Solve the “Whys” of Food Allergy

She’s one of the brightest lights in the next generation of allergy researchers. But Dr. Corinne Keet, an assistant professor of pediatrics at Johns Hopkins University, never rests on the laurels for her latest scientific publication or conference presentation. Instead, she is always moving on to her next study, and another key unanswered allergy question. […]

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Kyle Dine’s Musical Message: It’s OK to Be Allergic

When Kyle Dine graduated from business school nine years ago, he went a decidedly different route from his peers. Rather than get an office job, Dine, who is allergic to peanuts, tree nuts, egg, fish, shellfish and mustard, took a position as a janitor in a local hospital and saved enough money to put out […]

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Wild Weather and Our Allergies and Asthma

Climate change is driving our planet’s surge in hurricanes, wildfires, deluges and droughts. It is a new environment of extremes, where mold, pollen and pollution proliferate. And who feels the direct health effects, those with allergies and asthma.

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The MD Training Baby’s Immune System Not to Be Allergic

Dr. Brian Vickery was interested in cardiology before he spent time as a pediatric resident in New York City. There, it seemed like every other patient he saw had eczema, asthma, or some other allergic problem. He became fascinated by the allergy epidemic and how little is known about the underlying immunological mechanisms of allergy, […]

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The Ultimate Food Allergy Connector

Lisa Horne with her husband Andrew and son Stetson. When Lisa Horne’s son was 2 years old a small amount of a peanut butter sandwich touched his lips. The toddler began to scream and went into a full-blown anaphylactic reaction. His parents rushed him to the emergency room, where he was treated with several doses […]

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Inside the Search for Chinese Herbal Food Allergy Treatments

Meet Dr. Ying Song, one of the researchers on the hunt for improved Chinese herbal food allergy treatments and the reason why they work.

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Razor-Sharp Humor Makes the Food Allergy Case

Art is a huge part of Tiffany Glass Ferreira’s life. An art teacher by training, she used to teach the subject in public schools and today gives classes at a museum, and has a small business making art on shrinkable plastic. So naturally when this artist-mom hit roadblocks managing her son’s food allergies, she turned […]

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