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Feed Him Early: A New Method for Arizona Allergy and Asthma Prevention

A CTV News story dated December 2, 2013 details a fresh perspective doctors are giving out on introducing foods that can cause allergies in children.
In a joint statement by the Canadian Pediatric Society and the Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, and also endorsed by Dietitians of Canada, the doctors say there appears to be no benefits to delaying the introduction of these foods.


Arizona Allergy And Asthma Experts Shed Some Light On Food Allergies

Many people know what allergies are and what it feels like to have one: an uncomfortable feeling accompanied by watery eyes and runny nose. Allergies are the immune system’s way of reacting to allergens– the substances that trigger an allergic reaction in foods or drinks. Food allergies are one of the most common health concerns and it affects almost everyone at some point.


Going to Allergy Clinics to Treat All Your Food Allergies in Phoenix

An August 20 news article on reported on the action taken by a school district in Arizona, following a fourth grader’s repeated exposure to peanuts and suffering severe allergic reactions. The report said, “Mesa resident April Mahaffey filed a complaint with the civil-rights division of the U.S. Department of Education in April after she removed her son from Adams Elementary School in Mesa.”


Protect Your Child from Debilitating Allergies in Phoenix through Proper Allergy Testing

A recent study of children aged 0 to 17 shows that children born in America are more likely to develop allergic reactions versus kids in other countries, according to a article published in April. The researchers took their study a step further and compared the results with those from other countries. It was eventually discovered that American kids have a higher chance of developing asthma compared to children in other parts of the world.


Kids May Need to Visit an Arizona Allergy and Asthma Specialist More Often

According to Canadian daily newspaper The Province, there has been a 50 percent increase in the number of children and teenagers across the globe who have developed food allergies in the past 15 years. These days, 1 in 13 kids allegedly experiences allergic reactions to milk, eggs, wheat, and shellfish. Additionally, it has also been discovered that about 30 percent of children with food allergies are allergic to more than one type of food.