CBC News Severe Allergies

CBC News Severe Allergies

Six percent of North American children have severe food allergies, and experts say the number is rising. As a result, more and more families will be made to feel like prisoners in their own home; that's what it's like when the most everyday foods can be potentially fatal for your child. Meet a Canadian family who's coping with two children who could die if they eat the wrong food. The parents and children alike maintain a daily routine of almost super-human planning to keep home, school and fun time allergen-free.

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  • 00:13:05
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013
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Food allergy in children -- Social aspects [LCSH] Food allergy -- Etiology [LCSH] Social sciences [LCSH] Health education [LCSH] Education [LCSH] Family life education [LCSH] Home economics [LCSH]
Ryan Vella (Journalist), Carole MacNeil (Host), Evan Solomon (Host), Pat Softly (Producer)
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