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Q&A with Celiac Expert Dr. Joseph Murray

The Mayo Clinic’s celiac guru talks about going gluten-free, who should screen for celiac, and his new book.

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How to Convince Family Members to Test for Celiac

First, the good news: 64 percent of people with a family member who has celiac disease agreed to get tested for the condition – if that family member asked them to, according to a study conducted in 2012. Now, the not-so-good news: that means 36 percent wouldn’t get tested. “It’s not easy talking to your […]

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How Celiac Disease Runs in The Family

Meet the Teitelbaums: Mom, dad and 3 out of 4 kids have celiac.

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Perfume Allergy and the Battle over Scent Labeling

Europe weighs strict limits on several allergens in fragrances, a move that could impact famous brands and shoppers around the globe. The fragrance makers, of course, are hopping (and spritzing) mad. In a case of allergy vs. Goliath, who will win?

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Fragrance Sensitivity: Hard to Breathe, Tough to Touch

The sign on Joyce Miller’s office door reads: “Please do not wear scented products near this office. Chemicals in scented products can trigger serious health reactions in people with asthma and other sensitivities. I am one of them. Thank you for your consideration!” A librarian in upstate New York, Miller admits that it took some […]

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Your Brain on Gluten

The protein that plagues those with celiac disease can greatly impact brain function. The range of symptoms is huge: from fogginess and inattention to actual damage seen on scans.

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Celiac and Your Sex Drive

Is your love life lacking? It could be a symptom of celiac disease.

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Gluten in Makeup: Debate on Celiac Safety

Doctors say you have to ingest gluten from cosmetics to get symptoms. The question is: does this happen more often than we know? Remember that first heady discovery of makeup? The memories flash back like a psychedelic slideshow: pastel lip gloss, electric blue mascara, hot pink blush and black kohl eyeliner that, intemperately applied, made […]

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When Dairy Intolerance Joins Celiac Disease

From Allergic Living’s magazine Fall 2012 issue.  IT WAS the itch that wouldn’t quit. Melinda Dennis had developed a painful skin rash that turned out to be dermatitis herpetiformis, a sure sign of celiac disease. But this was 1990 and back then so little was known about celiac disease and its symptoms that Dennis thought she’d […]

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Gluten’s Role in Autism

A scientist sets out to prove that gluten and a leaky gut may be causing 20 percent of autism disorders.

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