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Rising children's allergies: By the numbers

POSTED: 12:21 PM May 02 2013   UPDATED: 12:26 PM May 02 2013

Take a look at the numbers behind the rise in food and skin allergies among U.S. children.

Allergies - General Numbers
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An estimated 4 to 6 percent of U.S. children under 18 have food and other allergies, and that number has gone up significantly in recent years, though no one's quite sure why. Take a look at the rise in allergies among U.S. children, by the numbers:

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