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  • Online Clinical Guide for Pediatric Celiac Disease Released An online celiac disease decision tree consolidates the latest research, guidelines, and expert opinion to help pediatricians interpret data from a variety of sources and provide evidence-based care.
  • EAACI One Nut Allergy Doesn't Rule All Nuts Out Contrary to past thinking, it isn't always necessary for someone with a nut allergy to dodge all nuts and seeds, and avoidance might even prompt more allergies, researchers warn.

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