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Seafood—the Official Food Allergy of Professional Football

By Henry Ehrlich Several months ago, I was treated to an interview by phone with Jerome Bettis, former Pittsburgh Steeler, who was speaking about his food allergy—specifically to shellfish—in conjunction with Auvi-Q™, the groovy new epinephrine autoinjector. This was a welcome development because nothing separates the reality of food allergies from the sneering stereotype than […]

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How to Read a Food Label—It’s harder than you think

By Kathy Franklin Examine the Entire Package—- My son once got sick after eating an ice cream sandwich. Had he forgotten to check the ingredients? No, he had read them carefully. Twice. What he hadn’t noticed was a second set of ingredients on the other side of the wrapper. There was one list for the […]

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