March 2017

Understanding Food Allergies
How to Prevent Peanut Allergy and More

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People who have serious reactions to certain foods must be careful about what they eat, and what others eat around them. There’s no cure for food allergies. Researchers are learning more about how to prevent and treat food allergies. Read more about food allergies.

To Screen or Not to Screen?
The Benefits and Harms of Screening Tests

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Screening tests can help catch chronic health conditions early. But, sometimes, being tested may cause more harm than good. Read more about how to decide if a screening test is right for you.

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