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Stock Epi Used in 38% of Anaphylactic Reactions in U.S. Schools

Expanded survey looked at more than 6,500 elementary, middle and high schools.

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Introduction of 6 Allergens to Babies Shows Modest Improvement in Allergy Rate

Highly positive results seen for early peanut and egg introduction, but more study needed on other allergens.

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Panera Denies Discrimination, Faults Allergic Employee

Case will now see two sides exchange evidence and attend mandatory mediation.

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OIT’s Effects Endure at Low Doses: Stanford Study

In a long-term follow-up study, oral immunotherapy (OIT) patients who were treated for up to five food allergies were able to maintain a high level of desensitization to their allergens, even those taking very low “doses” of their allergens. “We did this study because, up to now, there hasn’t been a lot of data on […]

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Food-Free Treats for Easter

If you prefer holiday treats without food, here are some perfect sweet alternatives. Allergy-friendly and cute as can be, these make great gifts or party favors, and they are sure to keep little hands busy long enough to let you enjoy the celebrations. Available in the United States and Canada EggNots Whether dyed, painted, made […]

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Easter 2016: Allergy-Friendly and Gluten-Free Candies

Better hop to it! With Easter coming early this year, it’s time time to stock up on allergy-friendly chocolate bunnies, candy eggs and sugary chicks. Kids will stop at nothing searching for these tempting treats on Easter morning. Note: Always read labels to make sure ingredients haven’t changed. Available in the United States and Canada […]

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Precautionary Allergy Labels Cause Widespread Confusion, Researchers Find

Consumer survey shows many take risks with ‘may contain’ allergen labels.

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LEAP-On Study Shows Kids’ Resistance to Peanut Allergy Can Persist

Study had at-risk children avoid peanuts for 12 months.

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Adult-Onset Food Allergies Video: Relearning How to Shop, Eat, Socialize

Have you or someone you know had a severe food-allergic reaction as an adult, completely out of the blue? In this webinar produced for FARE, Allergic Living’s editor Gwen Smith delves into the details of living with adult-onset food allergies. From the steep learning curve over how to eat and socialize safely, to the confusion of friends […]

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Peanut Patch Trial: My Allergic Son and I Brave Anxiety and the Unknown

Food allergy advocate Lianne Mandelbaum shares her powerful story of braving anxiety and the unknown with her son Josh during the peanut patch trial study.

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