High Cost of Childhood Food Allergies Create Economic Burden on Families and Society


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In a recent report published by JAMA Pediatrics supported by Food Allergy Research Education, cost of childhood food allergies was calculated at nearly $25 billion annually.

This suggests that childhood food allergy in the United States places a significant economic impact on families and society. The study recommends that research to develop effective food allergy treatments and cure is needed.


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