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Hazelnuts: an Ambiguous Allergen

By Henry Ehrlich A mom wondered what was up when her peanut-allergic child whose specific IgE to hazelnut had shown a level of 2 in a blood test ate a hazel nut-laced chocolate at Easter with no reaction. She then began to feed her Nutella to see if there was continuing tolerance and kept it […]

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Asthma in India—An Epidemic of Mind Boggling Proportions

By Henry Ehrlich Normally when I have to call my bank’s customer service department I am in a state of what used to be called “high dudgeon.” I.e. a state of extreme indignation. The exception was for a period of about six months  several years ago when I was working on a book about sleep […]

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