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Food Allergy

Mylan Offers Co-Pay EpiPen Promotion

The EpiPen’s 25th anniversary is marked with an attractive co-pay offer.

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Emergency Allergy Training Course Launched

New course fills an important educational gap by providing clear instructions for what steps to take if witnessing an anaphylactic reaction.

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Advice on: Substituting Cream in Dessert Recipes

My go-to substitute for heavy cream in sweet recipes is coconut cream. Despite the name, coconut cream contains no dairy. It’s made purely from puréed coconut, but has a rich, creamy texture. Like dairy cream, coconut cream is high in saturated fat, allowing it to solidify at cooler temperatures. Thus, coconut cream can be whipped, […]

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Tragic Spring: 3 Food Allergy-Related Deaths

We’re saddened to report that three young people have died from anaphylactic reactions in the past two months.

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Largest-Ever Food Allergy Study Begins

“This is a massive research project which will have far reaching consequences for consumers and food producers,” said professor Clare Mills of the University of Manchester

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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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