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A nut a day keeps the doctor away

Original post made on Feb 6, 2015

Tessa sat on a second-floor hospital bed at El Camino Hospital eating a cup of applesauce, as her mother and two nurses stood by, waiting for an allergic reaction. The applesauce contains only a placebo this time -- oat flour -- but if it had peanut, sesame or egg in it, the nurses would need to be ready to jump in and save Tessa's life.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, February 6, 2015, 10:09 AM

Comments (3)

Posted by Jeepers
a resident of Bailey Park
on Feb 6, 2015 at 10:30 am

Tessa and Audry, thank you for sharing your story with us. It must be very difficult at times so hang in there and keep up the great work!


Posted by Jeepers
a resident of Bailey Park
on Feb 6, 2015 at 10:30 am

Sorry, "Audrey"


Posted by stef
a resident of St. Francis Acres
on Feb 6, 2015 at 5:12 pm

Thank you for this excellent article. We are lucky to have this groundbreaking research happening in our backyard.


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