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Food Allergy

Good Samaritan Saves 2-Year-Old from Allergic Reaction

A good Samaritan helps save a 2-year-old’s life during a roadside reaction.

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World’s Oldest Allergist: Active at 101

He once treated Saddam Hussein for allergies: he’s the world’s oldest allergist at 101.

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Halloween 2013: Food Allergy-Friendly Candies and Treats

Our editors’ top picks of this year’s safe Halloween treats.

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Food Allergy’s Burden on Families: $3,500 a Year

Having a child with a food allergy raises the expenses of an American family by a hefty $3,457 a year, says a groundbreaking national study

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Drinking Probiotics to Ward Off Allergies

A new study published in the journal Pediatrics suggests that taking probiotics taken during pregnancy or early in life may reduce the risk of developing food allergies.

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Increased Allergy Risk for C-Section Babies

New research adds to the growing body of evidence that suggests infants who are born via Caesarian section are more likely to develop allergies later in life.

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Disordered Mast Cells, and the Clues to Food Allergy

FOOD Allergies, EoE, Autism, Asthma, Celiac Disease and Eczema all have mast cell issues in common. There is a huge need for research into food allergy and its relationship with these other diseases. You have probably heard of most of these diagnoses except for maybe a new diagnosis called Mast Cell Disorder.

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School ‘Stock’ Epinephrine Bill Before U.S. Senate

The School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act has reached the U.S. Senate. Here’s how to support it.

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Discovery Channel Airs Food Allergy Documentary

The Discovery Channel will air a full hour documentary on food allergies as a growing public health issue on September 7.

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Lessons From a Teen Food Allergy Tragedy

For a young teen with a peanut allergy, it was a fleeting lapse of vigilance on the last evening at summer camp. Thirteen-year-old Natalie Giorgi was camping with a group of families in Sacramento, California when she ate a single bite of a Rice Krispies square. She recognized the taste of peanut and spat it […]

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