Elizabeth Heubeck

Elizabeth Heubeck, a native of Baltimore, is the editor of Baltimore's Child and the mother of two teenagers. Currently, she spends much of her spare time wishing she was a gourmet cook (or at least a solid short-order cook), hoping the piles of laundry would disappear and, in the warmer months, battling weeds in her flower beds.

Local Expert Explains New Guidelines on When Kids Should First Try Peanuts

Forget everything you thought you knew about when first to expose children to peanuts. New guidelines from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases refute older recommendations issued in 2000 by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). Now scientists recommend children at highest risk of peanut allergies—infants with severe …

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