To Cure Milk Allergy, Researchers Give Kids Milk – Gradually
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Steven Mangold and Christian Hwang of Baltimore were diagnosed with severe cow’s milk allergies as boys. Both initially fared well after months of experimental treatment at the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center that exposed them gradually to more and more milk.Nearly three years later, Steven is still doing well. He can consume unlimited amounts of milk […]

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Halloween 2013: Food Allergy-Friendly Candies and Treats
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Allergic Living is the leading magazine for those with food allergies, celiac disease, gluten sensitivity or environmental allergies. It features in-depth articles, news and safe recipes. We’ve added some new favorites to our growing list this year. Trick or treat! – Courtney Born and Erin Stevenson of Allergic Living Editors’ Pick: Vermont Nut Free’s Crispy […]

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Allergy Season: Why Are Pollen Allergies So Obstreperous?
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Fall is in the air and so, alas, are zillions of grains of weed pollen, sailing hither and yon, high and low, far and wide. These guarantee an abundance of new little weeds next year — and an abundance of sniffy, sneezy, wheezy people right now, namely those unfortunate souls who have an allergy to […]

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Food Allergy Advocates Call For Drug Injectors In Restaurants
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Advocates for those with food allergies are urging more cities to follow the lead of Hamilton, Ont. , which could become the first city in the world to require all food service outlets to have life-saving medication on hand for people with severe food allergies. Food allergies can lead to severe allergic reactions called anaphylaxis, […]

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Food Allergies Cost U.S. Families Billions Per Year
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The overall annual food allergy costs totaled $24.8 billion, or $4,184 per child, according to the results of the study. A new study published online September 16, 2013 in JAMA Pediatrics (“The Economic Impact of Childhood Food Allergy in the United States”) estimates the annual economic impact of childhood food allergies at $24.8 billion, following […]

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