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Sports Breathing Issues – Asthma or Not?

Q: My teenage son had a second spell of bad breathing during a school basketball game. Even when he stopped playing, it felt like somebody was sitting on his chest. Could this be due to asthma?

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Air Quality Issues in the Classroom that Trigger Asthma

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Soy Oil Linked to Asthma

A new study finds soy, corn and other (supposedly ‘healthy’) food oils may be causing lung inflammation.

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Why isn’t Sesame a Top Allergen in the U.S.?

Q: My 11-year-old has sesame allergy and I keep hearing about more and more sesame-allergic children. Why isn’t sesame on the top allergens list and labeled on foods as an allergen?

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Advice on Soy in Skin Products

Q. I have a soy allergy, and find that many personal care products, such as shampoos and body wash, contain soy. How concerned do I need to be about soy in these types of products?

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Can Adults Develop an Allergy to Shrimp?

Q. I’m 32 and just had my first anaphylaxis experience to shrimp. It was scary: I was wheezing and could hardly breathe. How can a grown woman suddenly develop a food allergy?

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Is it Safe for Those with Shellfish Allergies to Consume Sea Salt?

Q: I’m a chef and often serve food to allergic customers. Is it safe for those with shellfish allergies to consume sea salt? I’ve read that it can contain a microscopic type of shellfish.

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A Dairy-Allergic Child Learns to Fly Solo

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AAFA Releases 2014 State Honor Roll for School Allergy/Asthma Policies

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America has released their “State Honor Roll” list

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College To-Do List

For Canadian To-Do List, click here. Before Arriving ✔ Start the college search early, since more time and effort are required when reviewing colleges for both programs and allergy-friendly policies. “I encourage parents to start looking at campuses when the students are juniors,” says Kathy Whiteside, a dietitian at the University of Michigan. ✔ As […]

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