Health & Family

Free food allergy symposium Saturday

Dr. Wesley Burks, a national experts on food allergy research and treatment, will be the keynote speaker Saturday at a free symposium on “The Future of Food Allergy Treatment” from 1-3 p.m. at the Mint Museum, 2730 Randolph Road.

Burks is a pediatrician and executive dean at UNC Chapel Hill School of Medicine. Other speakers will be Emily Langley and Michael Lapuente with the sponsoring practice, Carolina Asthma and Allergy Center. Register:

Karen Garloch: 704-358-5078, @kgarloch