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Researchers are working overtime trying to put an end to the problems that peanuts can cause.
Two new studies suggest that 1 to 2 percent of children in the United States and Canada may have allergies to peanuts or tree nuts, with US rates possibly on the rise.
Results of a nationwide telephone survey have shown that the rate of peanut allergies in children more than tripled from 1997 to 2008.
NEW YORK, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Food Allergy Initiative (FAI) today announced the launch of its new "Give It Up" national advocacy campaign in conjunction with Food Allergy Awareness Week, May 9 through May 15, 2010. The new "Give It Up" campaign encourages children, parents, families and friends to show their support for the millions of Americans with food allergies by abstaining from eating a favorite food during the week.
A new study suggests that children and teenagers that have peanut allergies might have more-severe asthma attacks.
SEATTLE, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- While children are already anticipating Halloween "trick or treating," some parents are dreading the observed holiday that focuses on youngsters going door-to-door to receive free candy.
US carrier Southwest Airlines' new policy of pets riding in the cabin has some passengers complaining about the possibility of allergies and in-flight noise.
New York City-based nonprofit commends City Council for passage of life-saving legislation NEW YORK, March 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Food Allergy Initiative (FAI), a national nonprofit organization dedicated to finding a cure for life-threatening food allergies, will collaborate with the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to create an educational poster aimed at raising food allergy awareness among restaurant workers.
US doctors reported on Sunday that some children may be free from peanut allergies if they eat a tiny crumb of peanut every day for weeks.
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