Ah, the season of fresh peaches, tomatoes, melons and more. Unless, that is, you live with oral allergy syndrome. Here are expert insights into the condition you’re just itching to control.
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A life with OAS means only cooked or baked fruit. Crisp, raw fruit, how I miss you. (From the Allergic Living archives. First published in the magazine in 2009.) CRADLING a fresh, succulent peach in my hands, I take in its tantalizing aroma. I rub the fuzz lightly on my lips before taking a big,… Read more »