peanut allergy

Doctor leading study to desensitize food allergies
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Dr. Susan Waserman of McMaster is leading a study that exposes children with a food allergy to the food that triggers their allergic reaction. Dr. Waserman was featured on the Feb 27 episode of the CBC’s The Nature of Things to talk about her work as an allergist. The frequency of food allergies in North […]

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New laws put EpiPens  in schools, give staff a way to fight deadly allergic reactions
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One in four children who had severe reactions to food didn’t know they were allergic. A federal law takes effect Wednesday that will financially reward states that allow schools to stock up on injectable epinephrine – often called EpiPens – in case children suffer potentially deadly allergic reactions to food or drugs. The new law, […]

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Study: EATING Nuts in pregnancy do not raise allergy risk
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Nuts Proposal for Pregnant women,scientists, children exposed in the womb to nuts, it was found that food allergy immune. A new study gives reassurance that women who eat nuts or peanut butter during pregnancy are not raising the risk. In the study, chestnuts, almonds, pistachios, cashews, hazelnuts, peanuts, dry fruits, such as pregnant women were […]

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Eating Out With A Peanut Allergy
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Eating out should be an enjoyable experience but if you have a peanut allergy you need to take extra precautions. Most people enjoy eating out with their family and friends. Michigan State University Extension encourages families and friends to eat together because of the many benefits of eating together. People eat better and are emotionally […]

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Food Allergies Cost U.S. $25 Billion Annually
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Allergies cost the U.S. nearly $25 billion in out of pocket and lost work productivity costs per year, according to a study published in JAMA Pediatrics. Researchers at Northwestern University estimated that costs related to children’s food allergies amounted to $4,184 per child. “In summary, childhood food allergy in the United States places a considerable […]

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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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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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Product Recall of Kroger’s Break ‘N Bake Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Due to Peanut Butter Cup Cookie
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Due to Peanut Butter Cup Cookie Dough Mispacked into Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Packages. ConAgra Foods, in cooperation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), is recalling a limited number of Kroger’s Break ‘N Bake chocolate chip cookie dough packages due to peanut butter cup cookie dough inadvertently mispacked into chocolate chip cookie dough […]

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