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Survey Reveals Not Enough Public Awareness About Nut Allergies
A recent survey of parents found that they believe there is not enough public awareness in schools and restaurants about nut allergies. Conducted by Vermont Nut Free Chocolates, a family-owned peanut and nut free gourmet chocolate company headquartered in Grand Isle, VT, 93 percent of the 1,530 parents within the Vermont Nut Free customer base surveyed have a child who suffers from a nut allergy

Allergy-Conscious Mom Takes Action With AllerMates(R) -- New Line of Kid-Friendly Products Launches in Time for May's National Asthma & Allergy Awareness Month
A mother of a child with multiple food allergies was frustrated by the lack of allergy-related kid-friendly products so she took action and created AllerMates®, a new line of bright, fun, whimsical character-driven wristbands, dog tags and lunch boxes that her son would happily embrace.

How to treat 'kissing' allergies
"Kissing" allergies, usually found in people suffering from food or drug allergies, can be treated, researchers say.

Trial to beat peanut allergy produces 'very promising results'
Children, who have a peanut allergy, may soon get relief, after a trial showed "very promising results".

miCARD's "Medical Information Card" Prepares Vacationers for Safer Travel This Summer
Nothing can spoil a long awaited summer vacation faster than a medical emergency. With more travelers projected to be in the skies and on the streets this summer, a proactive approach to emergency preparedness can reduce medical complications and save the lives of vacationers who unexpectedly require emergency care while traveling.

Gene defect that can triple peanut allergy risk identified
Scientists have identified a gene defect that can triple the risk of a child developing an allergy to peanuts.

Low vitamin D levels associated with allergies in children
A new study has shown that low vitamin D levels are associated with increased likelihood that children will develop allergies.

Young boys 'face twice the risk of peanut allergy'
A new study has found that young Brit boys from higher income homes face twice the risk of peanut allergy than those from poorer background.

Possible treatment for peanut allergy identified
Australian scientists have possibly identified world's first treatment for the often-lethal peanut allergy- "fragments" of peanuts.

Eating peanuts during pregnancy 'ups child's risk for peanut allergy'
A new research has found that pregnant women who eat peanuts might be putting their children at an increased risk for peanut allergy.

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