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First treatment to help prevent serious peanut allergy reactions may be on the way

Researchers say that using a daily capsule of a special peanut flour could help desensitize children with peanut allergies to small amounts of peanuts. CORRECTION: A previous version of this report incorrectly stated that 1 in 13 children have a peanut allergy. 1 in 13 children have a food allergy, not a peanut allergy. This segment has been updated with the correct information.

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