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What is oral immunotherapy?

Oral immunotherapy involves eating small amounts of the allergic food and building up a tolerance to it over time. Jessica Savage, MD, Clinical & Laboratory Immunologist at Brigham and Women's hospital explains this breakthrough allergy treatment.

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