Peanut allergies for kids and teens: What you should know

Peanut allergy is a condition that affects more than 1.6 million children and teens in the U.S.

While caring for your baby, imagine you see her face turn bright red and a skin rash flare up, and hear her scream, but not know why?

This was the experience of Robyn Lao of California while she she was nursing her infant daughter Addie at the time.

Over the years, the Lao family had to carry an EpiPen and restrict social activities to avoid accidental exposure. The daily burden of living with a peanut allergy significantly impacted the entire family’s life, and with kindergarten inching closer, their anxiety only grew

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