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Bullying over Food Allergies

December 27, 2012 by

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By Bonnie Rochman Kids can be cruel to one another for all sorts of reasons. Children who are too fat or too thin or those who have few friends are commonly targeted by schoolyard bullies, but new research finds that children with food allergies are also vulnerable. Nearly half of kids with food allergies say […]

Food Allergies Much Less Prevalent Than Claims Of Food Allergies, According To Expert

January 25, 2012 by

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It’s a cliche, at this point, to note that many more people claim to have food allergies today than they did a decade or two ago. In some David Chang-loving circles, you’re expected to rail against the tyranny of “peanut-free schools” and to roll eyes at fellow diners who are overheard asking waiters at Thai […]

Food Allergies Are Up and More Severe

June 20, 2011 by

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NEW YORK, June 20, 2011,  According to a national survey of more than 38,000 families, 8 percent of children in the United States suffer from a food allergy – a considerably higher number than reported in previous studies.  In addition to estimating that 5.9 million children under age 18 now have a food allergy, the […]