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Shea Butter Likely Safe

New study shows products containing the fat derived from the shea nut are probably safe to use by those with tree nut allergies.

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Teen Has Fatal Reaction at School

Tragedy has struck a Chicago school: 13-year-old Katelyn Carlson has died after eating Chinese food that was supposed to be safe.

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Peanut Vaccine Shows Promise

While use of allergy shots is common, researchers had previously found they were too dangerous to use in peanut allergy. Until now.

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WestJet to Ask: Hold the Nuts

WestJet, Canada’s 2nd largest airline, reveals extensive accommodations for the nut, peanut allergic.

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U.S. Adopts New Allergy Guidelines

A key U.S. agency released the first-ever physician guidelines for the diagnosis and management of food allergies. The aim? Consistent care.

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Air Canada Unveils Allergy Policy

Air Canada’s peanut- and nut-free buffer zones are ready for takeoff. But will these accommodations really fly?

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WestJet Flights to Carry EpiPen

Airline plans to have EpiPens available for emergency use on all of its flights by early 2011.

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Child Reacts to Recalled Product

A boy has a peanut allergy reaction after eating a Quaker granola bar that was supposed to be safe but wasn’t.

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Kardashian’s 911 Call for Son

Kourtney Kardashian got good advice in this 911 call that she made as her 11-month-old son began reacting to peanut butter.

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A Rash of Cell Phone Allergies

Prolonged use of cellphones is leading to numerous nickel reactions of the face and jaw, an allergists’ conference is told. There are solutions.

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