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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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Allergy-Ready Back to School Gear

Tote safety and style along to school with these inventive allergy and asthma products. Packable Produce Safely stow salads, pasta and other healthy eats in adorable apple, strawberry and watermelon Fruits Lunch Bowls from Bento&co. The colorful containers are BPA-free, microwavable and dishwasher-safe with a lid that locks two separate compartments in place. www.en.bentoandco.com   […]

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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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Wide Testing of Asthma Kids for Peanut Allergy Is Wrong, Say Allergists

Allergists say children with asthma shouldn’t be tested for peanut allergy routinely.

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Nina Garcia Speaks Out for Anaphylaxis Awareness

Mylan Specialty has launched a new food allergy awareness campaign.

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