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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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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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Milk Oral Immunotherapy Not Lasting

The staying power of OIT (oral immunotherapy) for milk allergy has been called into question with the results of a 5-year followup of test subjects.

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Lesley U. Decision: A Food Allergy Victory

February, 2013 – A recent agreement reached between the U.S. Department of Justice and a private university in Massachusetts is one of the boldest positions taken on the rights of people (in this case students) to be able to eat safely. Here was the issue: Back in 2009 a few students at Lesley University in […]

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