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Dr Stukus

A new study, lead by Dr David Stukus — an allergy specialist at the Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio — has found that many primary care physicians are not well versed in the causes and best treatments for allergies.

The results of a survey of over 400 internists and pediatricians were presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) last week. What the researchers found was profoundly disturbing: misconceptions about allergies were common, especially when it came to food allergies.

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Flu Shot

Children with severe egg allergy can safely receive a single dose of the seasonal influenza vaccine, a University of Michigan study finds.

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VaccineA recent study of children aged 16 and younger in the United Kingdom found that anaphylaxis rarely occurred as a result of common pediatric immunizations and not at all as a result of infant and preschool immunizations.

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