About 5 percent of American kids have food allergies, and that number keeps rising every year. So the standard advice to avoid allergies has always been to stay miles away from certain foods until your child is older. But as CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, the exact opposite may be true. When it comes to things like peanut butter and milk, earlier may be better.
A new study suggests that food allergies affect more children than government health officials estimate.