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Food Allergy

Canadian Parliament to Debate Anaphylaxis Motion

The Canadian parliament is scheduled to vote on a motion that could pave the way for increased awareness, meaningful policies and laws surrounding food allergy and anaphylaxis. “With Motion M-230, we want to look at how we can help coordinate a thoughtful government response to anaphylaxis, to raise public understanding of life threatening allergies, and […]

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Two Food Allergy Deaths in Spring Break

In the course of a week, two young people have had their lives cut short due to food-allergic reactions.

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Parents Intentionally Feeding Kids Allergens

It appears many parents are intentionally exposing their food-allergic children to their triggers, against medical advice.

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Reality Check: Dr. Oz on Nut Proteins in Extra Virgin Olive Oil

When Dr. Mehmet Oz hosted a segment on his TV show in February about counterfeit extra-virgin olive oil, he was mad.

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Food Allergies May Limit Growth

Children with food allergies have been found to have lower weight and height than their non-allergic counterparts.

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Roundup: AAAAI 2013 Coverage

A list of some of the most fascinating findings from this year’s meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.

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Epi Shot Moves Lower in Obese Patients

Researchers have discovered that in certain individuals there may be a more effective location to administer the shot of life.

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Testing for Food Allergies – From a Smartphone

Called the iTube, a prototype device succeeds in accurately testing food for peanut allergen. Next up? Testing other allergens and gluten.

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Valentine’s Day Fun – Without Food

For food-allergic kids, Valentine’s can feel like a minefield of forbidden chocolate. But now they can get their hearts into the day too – with Allergic Living’s creative crafts. Is Valentine’s Day is all about chocolates and candy? No! Valentine’s Day is about expressing your affection for others. What better way that to create something […]

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Survey: Anaphylaxis and Asthma Policies in Quebec Schools

 See also version in French below. We are interested in hearing from you about current school/daycare policies and practices in Quebec to protect children who have asthma and/or food and other allergies which can be life-threatening. We would also like to know how you feel about your child’s situation, for example, how supportive his/her school […]

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