Study Reveals High Food Allergy Risks Among Inner-City Kids

According to a new study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins University, children who live in inner-city areas are more susceptible to food allergies. Results of the study are published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.

 

They found that 1 in 10 children in four US cities have a food allergy, but they note that the actual number could be even higher because the study only counted the three most common allergies.

 

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The latest study found inner-city kids have higher rates of allergies to milk, peanuts and eggs.

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