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Allergies impact the lives of more than 50 millions Americans — and researchers are getting closer to figuring out what a ‘cure’ might look like (AIMT)

Researchers are working on new medications to treat allergies by targeting the body's immune system. The hope with these treatments is to lessen the responses to an allergen, so instead of really intense reactions, you can take an accidental bite of a peanut-butter laced sandwich and survive. We asked executives at Aimmune, a company developing an allergy treatment, if there's a chance that we could cure food allergies.
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