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7 Common Food Allergies

Food allergies affect about 4 percent of teens and adults and 5 percent of children. They can be mild or severe, depending on the person, and are occasionally fatal. Watch this to find out the most co…

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How Many People Have Food Allergies? (Infographic)

The gluten-free lifestyle is becoming increasingly well-known, but how many people really suffer from celiac disease, gluten intolerance, and other food allergies? A new infographic by Fooducate seeks…

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Allergies and Genetics

Allergies, like many disorders that involve the immune system, seem to run in families. But if your parents both have allergies, does that mean it's inevitable that you will too? Watch this to find ou…

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Safety Nuts

Goober peas, pig nuts, monkey nuts, ground nuts, or just plain peanuts, whatever you want to call them; the lowly peanut is both the most egalitarian nut, as well as the most feared. While peanuts are…

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Abuse from the Peanut Gallery: How Children with Allergies Get Picked On

There was an episode of the much beloved, but sadly short lived, show Freaks and Geeks, where the endearingly geeky character Bill Haverchuck (played by Martin Starr) falls prey to an especially sad…

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The Future of the Embattled Peanut

Goober peas, pig nuts, monkey nuts, ground nuts, or just plain peanuts, whatever you want to call them; the lowly peanut is both the most egalitarian nut, as well as the most feared. While peanuts are…

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What fantastic news! Good for you Vermont.... One State going in the right direction.

Don't care what you call 'em, they are cute! Thank you for that...very enjoyable