DiscoverParentData with Emily OsterIntroducing Allergens: What we've been getting precisely wrong
Introducing Allergens: What we've been getting precisely wrong

Introducing Allergens: What we've been getting precisely wrong

Update: 2023-10-05
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You probably remember peanut butter being everywhere when you were a kid: commercials, birthday parties, packed in your school lunchbox. Now peanuts are notable for their absence. What accounts for such a dramatic change in such a short amount of time? When did something so commonplace become so high-risk? Dr. Gideon Lack led the study that aimed to understand what happened. Today on ParentData, he explains the precipitous rise in peanut allergies over the last twenty years, our own unfortunate role in the rise of allergies, and the best ways to safely introduce allergens to your babies.



Read Dr. Lack’s randomized LEAP trial paper in the NEJM and the American Academy of Pediatrics’ subsequent revised recommendations.



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Introducing Allergens: What we've been getting precisely wrong

Introducing Allergens: What we've been getting precisely wrong

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