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Risk of Hospital Stay Doubles for Kids with Asthma Exposed to Cigarette Smoke

For children with asthma, second-hand smoke exposure may mean a spiked risk of being hospitalized

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Teen Dies of Suspected Anaphylaxis After Eating Peanut Snack at School Bonfire

Simon Katz, 16, of Littleton, Colorado had been celebrating homecoming.

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Caramel Apples Recalled Due to Label Omitting Peanuts

An Ohio-based company has partially recalled its caramel apple products after mislabeling was discovered

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Hospital Emergency Visits for Anaphylaxis Double in Canada

Spike of 95% seen for severe reactions over a 7-year period, with teen rates the highest.

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Honor Roll Welcomes 4 New States for School Allergy Policies

Four states have been added to the 2015 State Honor Roll of Asthma and Allergy Policies for Schools

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Keeley McGuire: She’s the Queen of the Lunchbox

It’s lunchtime. The cafeteria is crowded and loud. When you’re a parent of an allergic child, the main concern when those lunchboxes fly open is that your kid is safe. But you also want to find a way to keep the meal interesting and ensure your student doesn’t feel deprived. Maybe there’s even a way […]

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Airlines and Allergy: Epinephrine Auto-Injectors Would Be Required on Every Flight Under New Law

In-flight staff would be required to know how and when to use auto-injectors for food allergic passengers under proposed federal legislation

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Meet FARE’s Champion of Stock Epinephrine Laws

She has a master’s degree and more than 20 years’ experience in public policy and philanthropy – but behind the professional demeanor, Jennifer Jobrack also knows the worrisome realities of life as a food allergy mom. Jobrack first became involved in food allergy advocacy when she joined the Food Allergy Initiative (FAI) in 2010 as […]

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Lemon and Garlic Potato Wedges

Serves 4-6 Free of: Gluten and all top allergens. Ingredients 6 large Yukon gold potatoes 1/4 cup (60 mL) olive oil 1/4 cup (60 mL) lemon zest 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 cup (120 mL) fresh parsley, chopped salt and pepper Method Heat oven to 400° F. Cut potatoes lengthwise into wedges. Add to a […]

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Advice on: Making a Flax Egg

A “flax egg” is commonly used in vegan baking for muffins and cookies, and it’s a great substitute for the egg-allergic too. Following is the method for replacing one egg, and you can double or triple it as needed. Ingredients 1 tbsp flaxseed meal 3 tbsp water Method Add the flaxseed meal and water to […]

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