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Stock Epi Saves Two Lives in Nevada Schools

Two Nevada students have received life-saving shots of epinephrine since the passing of the state’s stock epinephrine bill in 2013.

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The Allergy Fix Documentary to Air

CBC-TV’s The Nature of Things program will air “The Allergy Fix” documentary on Thursday Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. (ET). See the trailer.

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First Long-Term Study of Peanut Therapy Shows Lasting Protection

A new study has proven for the first time that oral immunotherapy for peanut can provide lasting beneficial results.

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High Success Rate in Peanut OIT Study

After six months of treatment, more than 80 percent of the children taking the therapy were able to eat at least five peanuts a day

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Family Criticizes Airline Crew’s Response to In-flight Reaction

A Massachusetts couple says an airline crew acted cavalierly when their nut-allergic daughter began to suffer an anaphylactic reaction on a flight

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Airlines Hear the Case for Allergy Accommodations

An unprecedented opportunity to make the case directly to the top U.S. airlines for clear guidelines for accommodating air travelers with food allergies.

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Airlines Face Lobbying from Allergic Travelers

Allergic travelers are getting vocal about rights, gaining political support and starting petitions.

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Eating Peanuts or Nuts in Pregnancy Lowers Child Allergy Risk

A new study published in JAMA Pediatrics suggests that eating peanuts or tree nuts during pregnancy may help reduce the chances of allergy.

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More Evidence of Protective Effect of Early-Life Dog Exposure

Researchers learn more about the protective effect to allergies granted by early-life dog exposure.

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FAACT Allergy & Anaphylaxis Group Launches

The new group’s mission is to “educate, advocate, and raise awareness” for those affected by food allergies and anaphylaxis.

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