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Developing a food allergy in adulthood is a life-changer. Your carefree diet is out the window, and now you have auto-injectors, anaphylaxis risks, and lots of explaining. Meet those who’ve joined this brave new world. (First published in Allergic Living magazine; to subscribe click here.) ONE spring morning back in 2011, Sandy Williams was calmly sitting at her desk […]
That burning, all-consuming itch experienced by children with severe eczema can be soothed without the need for powerful oral steroids, showed a July 2014 study evaluating a process of wet clothes swaddling for atopic dermatitis. Wet Wrap Therapy, or WWT, is a treatment for moderate to severe eczema that involves: • Putting the patient in a warm bath for about […]
False positive tests blamed, as CFIA rescinds March recalls of ground cumin products for undeclared almonds.
Millions of Americans suffer serious reactions to cats. But a novel therapy aims to change all that – in 4 quick shots.
Want a fun way to teach your kids about asthma management? Need to access your medical records while traveling? Now, there are apps for that. Companies across North America have identified specific troubles in the asthma and allergy community and put simple solutions at your finger tips. Check out some of our favorite tech tools, […]
This article originally appeared in the Winter 2015 print issue of Allergic Living magazine. For the U.S. version of this article, click here. The subject of oats and the gluten-free diet can be confusing. Here’s what you need to know. Anyone with celiac disease quickly learns that the protein gluten is found in wheat, barley, rye – […]