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Alex Thomas 11

OIT Gets Ready for Prime Time

Peanut oral immunotherapy in a capsule is close to approval, bringing hope — not of a cure — but of lives lived with less vulnerability. FOR MORE than seven years, Alex lived like most kids with peanut allergies: he strictly avoided the legumes. His mom, Sarah Thomas, read food labels, grilled restaurant staff, and sent safe cupcakes for Alex […]

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OAS

Oral Allergy Syndrome: Why Raw Fruit Can Make the Mouth Itchy

In the season of peaches, tomatoes, melons and more, our writer with oral allergy syndrome digs into the condition that she – and so many others – are itching to control. Included are big questions such as: Why do I react to some but not all pollen-related foods?

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Hannah1

College Year One: Success With a Side of Food Allergy ‘Jokes’

Year one of living on my own with food allergies = complete!

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Mason and Sam Together

Theater Discrimination Decision Seen as “Wake-up Call” on Allergy as Disability

The U.S. Department of Justice has found that a theater company violated a food-allergic boy’s rights.

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Fighting Allergy, Celiac at the Nano Level

Goal is for the nanoparticle and its cargo to fool your immune system into not responding, says microbiologist.

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paulwilsoncrop

Restaurant Owner’s Jailing Sets Precedent, Showing “Duty of Care” to Allergic Customers

Allergic Living speaks to U.K. detective and prosecutor on allergy manslaughter case.

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Lessons from a Peanut Kiss Death: Boyfriend Didn’t Know of Allergy

Mother of warns of precautions and communication needed to prevent tragedies like her daughter’s.

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Kellogg’s Recalls Some Snacks, Cookies over Peanut-in-Wheat Issue

Snack recalls expand related to Georgia-grown wheat strain.

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DustinMaldonado

Panera, Ex-Worker Settle Food Allergy Harassment-on-Job Case

Resolution involves Panera statement to affirm it takes food allergies seriously.

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Hostess, Frito-Lay, Mars, Kellogg’s Issue Recalls Due to Peanut-Tainted Flour

Flour supplier sees link to cross-contact with peanut dust in field or in handling.

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