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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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The Relevant Allergist

Dr. Paul Ehrlich When I ponder what role the allergist has to play in the contemporary medical environment, I don’t have to think about it very long before something comes up in the popular press or in practice that renews my sense of mission. To wit, there are many myths about allergies that take hold […]

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