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Risk of Anaphylaxis Now 1 in 50 People

At least 1.6 percent of Americans, and possibly as many as 5.1 percent, have experienced anaphylaxis, according to an extensive study

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Eosinophilic Esophagitis: When Food Becomes Foe

EoE is a life-changing diagnosis, affecting many famiilies.

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Profile: TV’s Nanny Jo Frost on Her Allergies

Parenting expert and supernanny Jo Frost on why her allergies require discipline.

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Health Canada’s Stand on Nut, Peanut and Soy Oils

Health Canada declares its new position on peanut, tree nut, soy, fish and sesame oils.

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4 States Pass Stock Epinephrine Bills

The hard work of food allergy advocates is leading to real change across the United States.

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Flying Into Stormy Skies with Food Allergies

Inconsistent allergy policies are leaving travelers stressed and angry. What can be done? Dr. Brett Greenberger vividly recalls the dream vacation that imploded. Four years ago, the Baltimore psychiatrist and his wife Emily, a social worker, planned a Caribbean getaway for the family – including their three kids and his parents. Since their daughter Lily, […]

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Food Allergy Awareness 2013: There’s Much Work to Do

Food Allergy Awareness Week is a great time to take stock. We have come so far in the last decade on food allergy awareness. It’s now common for schools to make food allergy accommodations to protect at-risk kids, while colleges in the United States are also moving in that direction (following a key ADA decision), […]

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Profile: Actress Julie Bowen’s Role as Allergy Mom

Job: Actress on TV’s Modern Family Has child allergic to: peanuts, nuts, insect stings Allergic Living’s Gwen Smith: Julie, how did you first become aware of your child’s food allergies? Julie Bowen: I was at work on Boston Legal and my husband was at home. He sent me a text saying, ‘I think we have […]

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Air Travel & Allergies: 8 Factors That May Reduce Risk

A large study suggests there are strategies that might reduce the odds of having a peanut- or nut-allergic reaction aboard an airplane.

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Alcohol Reactions with Asthma linked to Aspirin

Three-quarters of patients with asthma and sensitivity to Aspirin are getting asthma flare-ups from alcohol.

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