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The allergy fix

Author: Bruce MohunSue RidoutHelen SlingerDavid T SuzukiDreamfilm Productions.All authors
Publisher: [Oley, Pa.] : [Distributed by Bullfrog Films], [2015]
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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If you've been to a children's birthday party lately, chances are at least one of the little guests had an EpiPen, a portable needle loaded with epinephrine. It's standard equipment for a growing generation of highly allergic North American kids: more than three times as many children have food allergies now than 20 years ago. And one out of every three children is now allergic to foods, animals or plants. Something  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Science television programs
Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Mohun; Sue Ridout; Helen Slinger; David T Suzuki; Dreamfilm Productions.; Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.; Bullfrog Films.
OCLC Number: 905662772
Notes: Title from title frames.
Originally broadcast as an episode of the CBC television series, The Nature of things on February 27, 2014.
Originally produced by: Dreamfilm Productions Ltd., c2014.
Credits: Editor, Tim Wanlin ; director of photography, John Collins ; music composer, Graeme Coleman.
Performer(s): Host/narrator, David Suzuki.
Target Audience: 7 and up.
Description: 1 streaming video file (44 min.).
Other Titles: Nature of things (Television program)
Responsibility: directed by Bruce Mohun ; produced by Sue Ridout ; written by Bruce Mohun, Helen Slinger ; produced by Dreamfilm Productions Ltd. in association with Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

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If you've been to a children's birthday party lately, chances are at least one of the little guests had an EpiPen, a portable needle loaded with epinephrine. It's standard equipment for a growing generation of highly allergic North American kids: more than three times as many children have food allergies now than 20 years ago. And one out of every three children is now allergic to foods, animals or plants. Something puzzling, and frightening, is going on with our immune systems. The Allergy Fix delves into the latest attempts to fix the allergy epidemic, and highlights some innovative, surprising medical avenues that are sparking hope.

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