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An Allergy Revolution

The past several weeks have seen a flurry of breakthroughs on the allergy front. One study looked at how many kids actually have food allergies vs. the number whose parents think their kids do. Another revealed that, though the parental reflex of “cleaning” a child’s dropped pacifier by sucking it may be gross, it also might have real benefits. And a third shows amazing results from a drug trial treating peanut-allergic kids. Taken together, this one-two-three punch signals major progress when it comes to food allergies… READ MORE