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Shell Game: Managing Food Allergy Risks from Non-Foods

By Dr. Larry Chiaramonte Periodically, questions pop up about possible exposures to food allergens by means other than actual eating. For example, people whose children are allergic to tree nuts wonder about buying a house that has walnut paneling, or about their neighbors who use walnut shells for mulch around their rhododendrons. Others worry about […]

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New Seasonal Allergen Immunotherapy Approved

By Dr. Larry Chiaramonte While Paul and I both have our doubts about sub-lingual immunotherapy [SLIT] as the next big thing in immunotherapy, pharmaceutical companies are putting their money where their tongues are and it will be a force to reckon with for allergists and their patients. Drops under the tongue have been used outside […]

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