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Dairy the Most Common Schoolchild Food Allergy
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Dairy is the most common food allergy among New Zealand school children, according to early results of the nationwide CensusAtSchool project. CensusAtSchool, is an online educational project that brings statistics to life in the classroom. Supervised by teachers, students answer 32 questions about their lives, many of them involving practical activities such as weighing and […]

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Younger generation ‘more food allergy prone’, survey reveals
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The number of children with food allergies is increasing, a new survey has found. Dairy is the most common food allergy among school children. The CensusAtSchool research, which questioned students aged 10 to 18, found dairy was the top allergy, followed by peanut allergy and egg allergy. Early results from the first 2800 respondents showed […]

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New Treatment For Children with Peanut Allergies
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A new treatment Is helping children and adults who have an allergy to peanuts. Many times when someone has a food allergy, they live in fear they could be exposed and have a reaction. This treatment helps alleviate the fear and lessen the allergy. Samantha, aged 13 and her family are very careful to avoid […]

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Food Allergy Awareness: Know the Six Steps to Save a Life
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Food allergy is a growing public health concern. As many as 15 million people have food allergies, including nearly 6 million children. The prevalence of food allergies and associated anaphylaxis are on the rise. The CDC reports an 18% increase in cases since 1997. Food allergies result in more than 300,000 ambulatory-care visits a year […]

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Doctors Health Press Releases Statement in Honor of Food Allergy Awareness Week
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Doctors Health Press,recently released a statement in honor of Food Allergy Awareness week. Food allergies are common in the U.S.—so common that one week in May is dedicated to food allergy awareness. For many, allergies are usually of the milder kind; but for those who have an anaphylactic reaction to an allergen, life can be […]

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Mom is raising awareness of food allergies
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One local mom continues to work hard to raise awareness around food allergies. Michelle Stubbs shares her story of her child’s egg allergy and tells how she was introduced to the daunting world of food allergies.  It happened when she was feeding her daughter Sierra egg for the first time the day after her first […]

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‘Lone Star’ Tick Blamed for Food Allergy to Meat
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A new study in children strengthens the link between tick bites and reactions to red meat. A tiny tick might be to blame for a rash of red meat allergies across the United States, researchers say. And the latest study suggests grill-loving kids are just as vulnerable as their grown-up counterparts. “Nearly 50 percent of […]

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One in 10 children now suffer from a food allergy
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FAIRFIELD parents are being urged to know the early warning signs of allergic reactions to food. A Galaxy Research project for the Medibank 24/7 Health Advice Line during April found 47 per cent of parents wouldn’t know what to do if someone suffered from an allergic reaction. Nearly 40 per cent wouldn’t know the signs […]

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