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Only one in four students with asthma and half of children with food allergies have emergency health management plans in place at school, leaving schools inadequately prepared to manage daily needs and handle medical emergencies related to often life-threatening medical conditions
A national study of food allergies in the U.S., the largest of its kind, finds that more children have food allergies than previously reported. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 20, 2011 A national study of food allergies in the U.S., the largest of its kind, finds that more children have food allergies than previously reported.
New findings from an online survey in the most recent edition of Pediatrics finds that 1 in 12 children in the US suffer from food allergies.
With an estimated four to six percent of children in the U.S. suffering from food allergies, a new study shows that pediatricians and family physicians aren't always confident they have the ability to diagnose or treat food allergies.
Neighborhoods with restaurants, entertainment and diversity had lower rates of asthma than neighborhoods with churches or non-profits, U.S. researchers said. Dr.
Neighborhoods with restaurants, entertainment, cultural facilities and ethnic diversity have lower asthma rates in the city of Chicago than neighborhoods where residents are less likely to move, and where there are more churches and not-for-profit facilities.