What Parents Need to Know About Recent Peanut Allergies Study

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Pediatrician, Best Selling Author and Spokesperson for the American Academy of Pediatrics Dr Tanya Altmann joined us live to talk about what parents need to know about the recent study suggesting that some infants should be given peanuts before the age of 1 to prevent allergies from developing.  The study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, found that children younger than 1 who avoided peanuts were 80 percent more likely to develop full-blown peanut allergies than those who didn't.  For more information on Dr. Tanya Altmann and the updated version of her book “Caring for Your Baby and Young Child – Birth to Age 5”, click HERE.

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