FDA takes major step toward approving first peanut allergy treatment
By Nadia Kounang and Steve Almasy, CNN
Updated 9:55 PM ET, Fri September 13, 2019
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More than 50 million people in the United States suffer allergies each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Snacking on nuts during the first year of life may reduce the risk of a nut allergy in children, studies show. Previously, parents of high-risk children had been advised to delay their introduction of peanuts.