Tuesday , 22 August 2017

Health

Severe food allergy cases skyrocketed over the past decade, study finds

By Anthony Pucik (NEW YORK) — Monkey Business/Thinkstock The number of health insurance claims documenting severe allergic reactions to food has skyrocketed nearly 400 percent over the past decade, according to a study released Tuesday by the nonprofit healthcare organization FAIR Health. The researchers analyzed private insurance claim lines involving the diagnosis of anaphylactic food reactions, or severe allergic reactions …

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