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Traveling with Food Allergies

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Monday, July 1st, 2013
Author:
kmelliot

http://edition.cnn.com/2013/04/18/health/travel-allergies Great article by CNN lists some tips for traveling safe with food allergies

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Epicutaneous Immunotherapy Research Launched

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Wednesday, May 8th, 2013
Author:
kmelliot

PR-Mount Sinai_DBV-Collaboration- VF (3) I was just reading that DBV Technologies, out of France, has partnered with Mount Sinai Hospital, in New York, to conduct a new study to determine if food allergies can be treated with Viaskin®, an epicutaneous immunotherapy “skin patch” (EPIT®) to build immune tolerance to food antigens. The study will take […]

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Peanut Allergy Survey

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Tuesday, March 19th, 2013
Author:
kmelliot

Please copy and paste the link in your URL browser https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/PAlink?goback=%2Egde_166193_member_223929280 A Survey put together by S. W. Chen, a Graduate Student at SJSU, “Understanding Food Allergy in a Family”  Peanut Allergy  at surveymonkey.com “Currently, no public repository of medical information regarding food allergy is available from federal or state governments, unlike many established public health […]

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“Allergic Teen Dies After Eating Cookie”

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Friday, March 15th, 2013
Author:
kmelliot

This makes me so sad. A 19 year old teenager,allergic to nuts and peanuts, who was always careful to avoid his allergens, ingested a cookie that he and his friends didn’t “think” had any nuts in it. Unfortunately, it had peanut oil in it, and he died later that evening.:( http://gma.yahoo.com/allergic-teen-dies-eating-cookie-050855791–abc-news-wellness.html#

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