Scott H. Sicherer

Jun. 11, 2010

Food Allergies

Peanuts, tree nuts, eggs, milk -- all ordinary foods that can have serious consequences if eaten by an allergic person. We'll talk about food allergies and how to diagnose and treat them.

food allergy, anaphalaxis, allergies, immune system, immunity

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