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Food Allergy

Scientist Discovers Big Clue in Wine Reactions

Glycoproteins, which have similarities to big allergens like latex, ragweed and kiwi, may be the key culprit behind wine allergies.

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Water Purifying Chemical Linked to Food Allergy

Exposure to high levels of a chemical used in chlorinating water may increase the risk of food allergy.

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Prison Allergy Death Sparks Investigation

Update January 2013: Many Allergic Living readers expressed concern about the death in prison of Michael Saffioti, a Washington State man with severe dairy allergy and asthma. In early January, the Snohomish County Prosecutor made the decision not to lay any charges, based on a 400-page report compiled by the County Sherriff’s Office. The report […]

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Spice Allergy: On the Rise and Difficult to Spot

Allergies to spices are difficult to detect and on the rise, says allergist Sami Bahna.

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Survey Finds Many Unprepared for Anaphylaxis

Media Release / Sanofi Canada / Nov. 1, 2012 According to a new 2012 Leger Marketing survey commissioned by Sanofi Canada, an alarming number of Canadians at risk of anaphylaxis do NOT always carry or have immediate access to an epinephrine auto-injector. And many are uncertain about how to correctly use the device. Low level […]

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Majority Not Carrying An Auto-Injector for Allergy

An alarming 63 percent of adults at risk of anaphylaxis do not always carry an auto-injector with them.

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Allergy-Friendly Halloween Crafts

Awesome Halloween crafts and non-food alternatives.

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Alarming Lack of Allergy Vigilance With Babies: Study

Researchers have found a high rate of allergic reactions in infants, with some being babies being “knowingly” fed an allergen.

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City Kids More Prone to Food Allergies

If you’re a kid living in the city, you’re a lot more likely to have a food allergy than if you live out a farm. In fact, you’re also more likely to have a food allergy than kids living in your city’s suburbs or in adjacent small towns, with the gap growing as the population […]

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Quebec Camps Won’t Give the Auto-Injector

Allergy advocates are upset that Quebec City day camps will only help a child to self-inject in an allergy emergency.

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