What patients and families need to know
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 13 U.S. school children has an allergy to a food like milk, eggs, fish or tree nuts. Nina, an 18-year-old high school senior and competitive swimmer, is among this growing group. Even though they are largely distant memories, Nina and her family all too well know the anxiety they experienced early in her life when Nina accidentally ate food containing peanuts. Read Nina's story.