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Ask the Allergist: Goat’s Milk for Dairy-Allergic?

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Ask the Allergist

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Accidental Chef: Allergist Mom Learns to Love Cooking

I was the allergist who barely knew where to find the kitchen, and when my kids developed a long list of allergies, I began to despise food. Then a eureka moment led to a startling discovery: the pure joy in creating flavorful, safe meals for my family.

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Advisory Labels: May Contain Confusion

So-called “may contains”, or advisory labels on packaged foods, are confusing for allergic consumers and can even be dangerous

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Peanut Allergy Study With Xolair: Impressive Results

A new pilot study has resulted in subjects being able to tolerate 160 to 400 times more peanut than they could at the study’s outset.

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Brave Girl’s New Food Freedom

Hannah Ianelli is a new kid these days. The 11-year-old girl from the Boston area has good reason to grin, now that she’s finished a peanut oral immunotherapy trial that involved getting shots of the asthma drug omalizumab (or Xolair). Going out for dinner with her family, eating at a friend’s house, or heading to […]

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The Hunt for a Food Allergy Cure: Where Is It Heading?

The latest on food allergy research, and the obstacles to overcome.

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Prison Allergy Death Sparks $10 Million Lawsuit

The mother of a young man who died of a suspected allergic reaction in a Washington State jail is launching a lawsuit against the county for $10 million. Michael Saffioti, 22, landed in the Snohomish County Jail on a misdemeanor marijuana possession charge in July of 2012. He was expected to appear before a judge […]

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Profile: TV’s Nanny Jo Frost on Her Allergies

Parenting expert and supernanny Jo Frost on why her allergies require discipline.

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Peanut Allergy Drops Hold Treatment Promise

A new, multi-center study shows significant improvement in allergen tolerance following a long course of under-the-tongue allergy drops.

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