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City Mulls Auto-Injectors in Restaurants

A Canadian city considers requiring all food outlets to have an auto-injector on hand in case of an allergic emergency.

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Increased Allergy Risk for C-Section Babies

New research adds to the growing body of evidence that suggests infants who are born via Caesarian section are more likely to develop allergies later in life.

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Is Gluten Content to Blame for the Rise of Celiac Disease?

There has long been speculation that celiac disease’s increase might be related to higher gluten content in wheat today

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Know Your Food Allergy Rights: College

The rights for people with food allergies and celiac disease in college have come a long way. There are two main legal documents which apply, and a recent Department of Justice complaint which resulted in a settlement all but confirms that severe food allergies constitute a disability under U.S. law. Rehabilitation Act, 1973 Applies to: […]

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Baby’s Diet Can Influence Food Allergies

A study published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology suggests that babies who eat more homemade and fresh foods are less likely to develop allergies later in life. For the study, researchers from the U.K. examined the food diaries kept by mothers of both allergic and non-allergic infants. All of the babies in […]

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Celiac Lymphoma Risk Tied to Damaged Intestines

A study finds that people with celiac disease with continuing intestinal damage have four times the risk of lymphoma as the general population.

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Florida’s Super Teen Allergy Lobbyist

For Rachel Maunus, a 13-year-old who lives with a life-threatening tree nut allergy, the school cafeteria can be a scary place ā€“ so her older sister decided to do something about that. Since 2011, Lauren Maunus, 15, has been spearheading an initiative designed to revolutionize food allergy awareness in Florida schools. ā€œIā€™m really motivated because […]

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ADHD Linked to Asthma, Allergies

A study identifies a puzzling link between allergies, asthma and ADHD in children.

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CTA Issues Dog Allergy Order

The Canadian Transportation Agency has issued its latest decision on pet allergies in the sky.

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Genes May Predict Persistent Asthma

A new study published in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine suggests that

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