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Peanut & Tree Nut
Kissing teens

Kissing with a Severe Tree Nut Allergy

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New Blood Tests Aim to Predict Food Allergies – and Severity

These tests enabled young Violet to eat peanuts to keep her reactions at bay.

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Peanut Allergy and the Skin: Q&A with Dr. Helen Brough

The skin may hold the answer to why some children develop peanut allergies before ever having peanuts, according to new research.

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Anaphylaxis

Risk of Anaphylaxis Now 1 in 50 People

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Babies’ Skin Exposure Linked to Peanut Allergy

Study finds exposure on the skin can sensitize infants to peanut – before they’ve even had a taste of it.

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Chickpeas

Will a Peanut-Allergic Child Also React to Chickpeas?

Q. My younger child is allergic to peanuts and our family doctor recently said he should be avoid chickpeas (which he hasn’t tried) as well. She says there’s a high risk of reaction in peanut-allergic kids. Is this true?

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Smears on a Football

Is Residue on a Football a Risk for Nut Allergies?

Q: My son goes to high school this fall and wants to try out for the football team. He has peanut and nut allergies, so is there a risk of him coming in contact with nut residue on the ball? Other boys will eat products containing these foods.

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Surprising Survey on School Nut Strategies

Parents whose children do not have food allergies are more likely to support school-wide food restrictions

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American Idol’s Peanut Allergy Gaffe

American Idol lets singer speak of pranking a peanut-allergic fellow contestant – as a “joke”.

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School Aide Suspended due to Alarming Allergy Incident

A school aide at Holiday Hill Elementary in Jacksonville, Florida was suspended for an in-class reaction

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