Peanut Allergies

Peanut Allergies

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 168 , Segment 5

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  • Oct 29, 2015 9:00 pm
  • 25:26 mins

Guest: Dean Mitchell, MD, Allergist and Immunologist in New York City  There’s been a major reversal recently in the American Academy of Pediatrics’ recommendations regarding peanuts. In the year 2000, the Academy said parents shouldn’t feed peanut containing foods to kids until at least three years of age. Expose them too early and they’re more likely to become allergic, the thinking went. But now, it seems that advice was all wrong.

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