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Fewer Allergy Shots in Your Future?

By Dr. Larry Chiaramonte Allergy shots or subcutaneous immunotherapy [SCIT] have been given for over a century or so. Everyone who has ever gotten a shot of any kind wishes there were alternatives. Allergy shots are exceptionally annoying. The patient, or patient and mom or dad, waits for the doctor or nurse, gets stuck, and […]

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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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