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Many Parents Who Think They Have Food Allergies Actually Don't

When kids have food allergies, the children’s parents may think they have food allergies too, but this is often not the case, a new study found. The study, which involved only parents of kids with food allergies, showed that many parents who reported also having food allergies didn’t actually have any. In fact, when the researchers conducted allergy tests on parents who thought they had these allergies, more than 70 percent of these parents tested negative.
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