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Guide for Talking to Family About Celiac Testing

The following information is courtesy of the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA) Having a relative with celiac disease increases your risk of developing celiac, but many parents, siblings and family members are resistant to getting tested. Earlier this year, NFCA collaborated with the Celiac Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in Boston […]

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Poison Ivy

Poison Ivy Allergy: What You Need to Know

If your mother always said: “leaves of three, let it be,” she knew what she was talking about. Direct skin contact with poison ivy is a common cause of allergic contact dermatitis, which manifests as a rash that can be agonizingly itchy and long-lasting. Some essential facts about poison ivy and poison oak rashes: • […]

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Coping with Grass Allergy: Our Top 10 Tips

Grass pollen allergy is more formally called seasonal allergic rhinitis. With it, you’ll get symptoms that include runny nose, congestion and, more often than not, watery eyes. Those who are severely allergic, may get hives with grass pollen contact and, on occasion, even anaphylaxis if grass proteins get into the blood system due to scraped […]

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City Living Boosts Risk of Food Allergy in Kids

Children living in U.S. cities are much more likely to have food allergies than kids in rural areas, according to a large study published in Pediatrics.

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Summer 2012 - US

Summer 2012 – U.S. Edition

To subscribe to the American edition of Allergic Living, click here. To subscribe to the Canadian edition of Allergic Living, click here. Her Allergic Life: TV parenting expert Jo Frost, the former “SuperNanny”, on dealing with restaurants and airlines with serious food allergies and asthma. Plus, her advice on allergic kids. Flying Into Stormy Skies: […]

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Summer 2012 - CA

Summer 2012 – Canadian Edition

To subscribe to the Canadian edition of Allergic Living, click here. To subscribe to the American edition of Allergic Living, click here. Her Allergic Life: TV parenting expert Jo Frost, the former “SuperNanny”, on dealing with restaurants and airlines with serious food allergies and asthma. Plus, her advice on allergic kids. Flying Into Stormy Skies: How […]

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Currents for Summer 2012

This asthma and allergy publication is produced by the Canadian Network for Respiratory Care in conjunction with Allergic Living magazine. Subscribers to the Canadian edition of Allergic Living will receive each quarterly issue in the magazine with their subscription. The CNRC thanks GlaxoSmithKline for an educational grant in support of this consumer health publication. Currents Summer 2012

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Nanny Jo Frost in Allergic Living Summer 2012 Issue

You know her best as Nanny Jo on the former “Supernanny” TV show. But few have realized that while rescuing parents from toddlers gone wild, the world’s top nanny was having to do her own strict daily managing – of food, pet and environmental allergies. In the Summer 2012 issue of Allergic Living, Frost tells […]

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Light the Candles: Bob’s Red Mill Opens Bob’s Birthday Club to Autistic Children

Portland, Oregon – April 17, 2012 – Bob’s Red Mill Natural Foods, the Milwaukie, Ore.-based leader in whole grain foods, has unwrapped Bob’s Birthday Club, a birthday rewards program for children with autism. By making a minimum donation to Autism Speaks, adults can enlist a child in the club, and in advance of that child’s […]

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Show Support for Food Allergy Awareness in 2012

You, too, can support the cause. In the U.S. get your state to make a proclamation. In Canada, join a food allergy walk

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