Food Allergy

Discovery Channel presents “An Emerging Epidemic: Food Allergies in America.”

FARE (Food Allergy Research & Eductation) has teamed up with The Discovery Channel to produce a new documentary about food allergies called “An Emerging Epidemic: Food Allergies in America.” The hour-long documentary, narrated by Steve Carell, explores what it is like to live with life-threatening food allergies, how families and individuals managing food allergies are …

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Egg Allergy & 2013-14 Influenza Vaccination

The CDC recently published vaccine recommendations for the 2013-4 influenza season (http://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/season/index.htm). Special attention is given to those patients with a history of egg allergy. Influenza vaccine is grown in embryonated chicken eggs and contains residual amounts of ovalbumin, a major egg allergen. For patients with egg allergy, even small amounts of this protein can …

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Can Diet Cure Chronic Hives?

Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead is a 2010 documentary which follows the journey of Australian Joe Cross (http://www.fatsickandnearlydead.com). Joe traveled the country during a 60 day juice fast. Nothing but liquid nutrition. His purpose; cure disease, reduce dependence on medications and lose weight. Joe has chronic hives (urticaria). He relies on multiple medications, including oral …

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