Happy Holidays, everyone! For this month’s Myths and Facts, we are rounding up our entries from 2016 and providing them as links (The series started in April).
Thanks again to our wonderful team of allergists who provided scientifically-reviewed answers. The allergists who answered each question are indicated in each entry that we link to. Their bios are below here as well.
Myth: Ranking allergens
Safety of EpiPens
“Too young for epinephrine?”
Myth: “Cooking out the allergen”
Food allergy “cures”
The right age for testing
Dr. Zainab Abdurrahman, MD, MMath, FRCPC, an allergist at Kindercare Pediatrics Clinic in Toronto and at McMaster Childrens’ Hospital in Hamilton.
Dr. Susan Waserman, MSc, MD, FRCPC. Professor of Medicine, Division of Clinical Allergy and Immunology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario.