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Are tree nut allergies diagnosed too often?

Many patients with a history of a single tree nut allergy are told to avoid all other tree nuts. But is that necessary? If you have a tree nut allergy and were advised to avoid other tree nuts based only on a positive blood ...

Mar 27, 2017
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Late reactions in food challenges common

(HealthDay)—Late reactions in children undergoing food challenges are common and poorly predicted but generally not severe, according to a study published online May 10 in Allergy.

May 11, 2016
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Food servers more vulnerable to legal threats

People with severe food allergies have a new tool in their effort to find menus that fit their diet: federal disabilities law. And that could leave schools, restaurants and anyone else that serves food more vulnerable to ...

Jan 18, 2013
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Kids fight food allergies one bite at a time

(Medical Xpress)—The holidays can be a stressful time for parents of the six million children in the United States with food allergies.  With so many parties and gifts involving food, parents may worry that their children ...

Dec 27, 2012
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Kids with food allergies can fall through the cracks

More can be done to properly manage the care of American children with food allergies, especially when it comes to diagnostic testing and recognizing non-visual symptoms of severe allergic reactions, according to a new Northwestern ...

Sep 13, 2012
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