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Nearly 3 of 100 Americans Have a Food Allergy - 10/15/2010

Nearly 3 of 100 Americans Have a Food Allergy

Black children with asthma at highest risk
Release Date: October 15, 2010

An estimated 2.5 percent of Americans — 7.5 million people — have at least one food allergy and young black children with asthma appear to be at the highest risk, according to findings from what is believed to be the largest food allergy study to date. The research was conducted by investigators at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, the National Institutes of Health and other institutions.

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