Archive | February 7, 2012

Why Is It So Hard to Figure Out How Many Kids Have Food Allergy, Really?

By Dr. Sarah Taylor-Black Many people seem to be aware that the rates of food allergy are increasing in the U.S.  For example, the rate of peanut allergy increased from 0.6% in children in 1997, to 1.2% in 2002, to 2.1% in 2008 [1].  The most recent estimate of overall food allergy in the U.S. […]

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