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Peanut allergies seen on the rise: study

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The number of children with peanut allergies in one Midwestern county has tripled in the past decade, according to a new study that adds to evidence nut allergies are getting more common in the developed world. Full story

Peanut menace? Allergy bullies use food to torment

About 1 in 4 kids, teens and young adults with allergies reported being teased, harassed or bullied because they were allergic, according to a new survey. Some were threatened physically with the food that triggers their allergies. Full story

Passengers peeved about peanuts on planes

The No. 1 suggestion from air travelers on ways to enhance passenger protections? Ban peanuts on planes. Full story

Peanut ban on planes not such a nutty idea?

The federal government is considering whether to ban peanuts from being served on board commercial airlines. Full story

What proposed travel rules would mean to you

DOT has done something that only a few years ago would have been unthinkable by proposing new regulations covering everything from airfare disclosures to peanut allergies. Full story

Peanut allergies: Real or nuts?

   Nov. 16: There is a rising prevalence of children suffering from food allergies, according to studies. But are peanut allergies being overblown? Dr. Nancy Snyderman talks with allergy experts Dr. Scott Sicherer and Dr. Rahul Parikh.

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