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University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital Provides Online Resources on Pediatric Allergy/Immunology

Experts at the Division of Pediatric Allergy/Immunology at UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital value the importance of patient education. The following links on allergy/immunology provide parents and caregivers with a clearer understanding of the allergic process, including causes, risk factors, signs and symptoms, prevention, tests and treatments:


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*The above-mentioned links are for patient information purposes only. University Hospitals does not endorse or recommend any of these products. Always speak with your primary care provider prior to using any medical information. The material accessible through these links is outside of the control of University Hospitals and has not been reviewed by University Hospitals.


Food allergy is a diagnosis that changes the life of the entire family. Suddenly all family members have to be aware of what is consumed to guard against an allergic reaction. While food allergies are on the rise, peanut allergies have doubled in recent years. Still, sometimes children can outgrow food allergies. In this video health tip, Leigh Ann Kerns, MD discusses the Oral Food Challenge, a procedure at UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital that allows doctors to determine if a child is still allergic to a particular food.

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