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Halloween 2013: Food Allergy-Friendly Candies and Treats

Our editors’ top picks of this year’s safe Halloween treats.

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Food Allergy’s Burden on Families: $3,500 a Year

Having a child with a food allergy raises the expenses of an American family by a hefty $3,457 a year, says a groundbreaking national study

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Drinking Probiotics to Ward Off Allergies

A new study published in the journal Pediatrics suggests that taking probiotics taken during pregnancy or early in life may reduce the risk of developing food allergies.

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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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Disordered Mast Cells, and the Clues to Food Allergy

FOOD Allergies, EoE, Autism, Asthma, Celiac Disease and Eczema all have mast cell issues in common. There is a huge need for research into food allergy and its relationship with these other diseases. You have probably heard of most of these diagnoses except for maybe a new diagnosis called Mast Cell Disorder.

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School ‘Stock’ Epinephrine Bill Before U.S. Senate

The School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act has reached the U.S. Senate. Here’s how to support it.

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Discovery Channel Airs Food Allergy Documentary

The Discovery Channel will air a full hour documentary on food allergies as a growing public health issue on September 7.

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Lessons From a Teen Food Allergy Tragedy

Thirteen-year-old Natalie Giorgi was camping with a group of families in Sacramento, California when she ate a single bite of a Rice Krispies square. The peanut-allergic teen thought it tasted “funny”, and spat it out. The taste turned out to be peanut butter. At first Natalie didn’t show any symptoms and her mother gave her […]

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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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FARE Walks: September 2013

FARE Walks for Food Allergy are a great way to meet new friends while raising money for a great cause. This September, there are many walks occurring all over the United States. See the chart below for a walk near you. September 2013 FARE Walks: Houston, TX September 7, 2013 Utica, NY September 8, 2013 […]

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