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Innovative new oral immunotherapy is promising for getting rid of allergies

...treatment for children with peanut allergies.Allergies occur when the body's...In the largest such trial for peanut allergies, Dr. Katherine Anagnostou...potential to successfully treat peanut allergies with a good safety profile and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-04-02/innovative-new-oral-immunoth
Nuts put some at great risk

...Ty Carter and his friends sat in a peanut-free zone Thursday, just as they do every day. Ty, 7, has a severe peanut allergy. He can go into anaphylactic shock if he comes in contact with peanut products or with anyone who has touched a peanut...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/04/13/met_124557.shtml
Metro
Allergies to foods are fairly common

...fatalities per year are attributed to them. Food allergies are on the rise. A recent study shows a doubling of peanut allergies in children in the past five years, Dr. Young says. There is no cure, and the only way to prevent reactions is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/07/19/die_89359.shtml
Diet
First treatment for peanut allergies may also help millions more with other food terrors

...guard against eating peanuts. Peanut allergies account for 50 to 100 deaths...have stopped serving peanuts. Peanut allergies have been rising in recent decades...applied on children may lead to peanut allergies in adulthood. The TNX-901...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/12/tec_368725.shtml
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Across Georgia

...and bag lunches at Nickajack Elementary in Smyrna. The new principal, Constance Carter, said some children have peanut allergies so severe they are life-threatening. Sometimes they are so sensitive that even breathing peanut dust can trigger...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/08/08/met_351466.shtml
Metro
Capsules

...Newcastle General Hospital in Newcastle. Milk was responsible for four deaths, and none of the others was caused by peanut allergy. "The finding of so few deaths in such a large population should reassure parents and doctors that the risk of death...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/11/liv_337829.shtml
Life & style
Congress may stop peanut-free zones on planes

...advance from a passenger with a medically documented peanut allergy. Instead, lawmakers included a provision in the...supporting research aimed at developing vaccines against peanut allergies and sponsoring studies in hopes of developing allergy-free...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/24/bus_242713.shtml
Business
Effort to repeal peanut directive stymied by allergic lawmaker

...government directive aimed at helping peanut allergy sufferers were stymied Friday...other Republican leaders. The peanut allergy question was one of the few remaining...suggestions that Wolf was sympathetic to peanut-allergy sufferers because of his own allergy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/17/tec_242188.shtml
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Small portions

...percentage of children have peanut allergies, which can be deadly. According...dangerous problems for those with a peanut allergy is the inclusion of peanuts...For more information about peanut allergies, call the Allergy and Asthma...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/07/ent_241126.shtml
Things to Do
Stop this nutty idea!

...on how they should accommodate passengers with peanut allergies. "Guidelines" have a peculiar way of becoming...one-tenth of one percent of Americans who have peanut allergies will not be exposed to them while in flight. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/13/op_238916.shtml
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