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Food Allergy

Parents Say MDs Often Not Providing Enough Epinephrine Guidance: Study

Parents of kids with food allergies say they aren’t being taught how and when to use epinephrine.

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College and Cross-Contact: Navigating Food Allergy On Campus

Living away from home at college, and managing food allergies – and real life – on her own.

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When Food Allergy Strikes an Adult

Developing a food allergy in adulthood is a life-changer. Your carefree diet is out the window, and now you have auto-injectors, anaphylaxis risks, and lots of explaining. Meet those who’ve joined this brave new world. (First published in Allergic Living magazine; to subscribe click here.) ONE spring morning back in 2011, Sandy Williams was calmly sitting at her desk […]

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Review: Kyle Dine and Friends Food Allergy Awareness 2-Disc DVD

Kyle Dine and his puppet assistants have traveled the world to educate tens of thousands of students at more than 600 school assemblies. The popular food allergy educator and musician gets children singing and clapping along with his songs, and his felt-covered helpers to teach important lessons about the condition. School nurses and teachers benefit […]

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$5 Million Donation Will Launch Los Angeles Allergy Center

Tom and Holly Gores’ donation will lead to more programs for pediatric food allergy patients.

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Law Allows Texas Pharmacists to Give Epinephrine for Allergic Reactions

Novel legislation helpful since pharmacy likely closest in an emergency.

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Nut-Allergic Boy and Friend Take Legal Action Against Youth Theater Program

Complaint says organizers refused to accommodate 10-year-old with severe food allergies.

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Dr. Xiu-Min Li of Mount Sinai Medical Center at her lab in New York, on April 20, 2011. Li has been studying Chinese herbal therapy for food allergies and eczema. (Robert Caplin/The New York Times)

Dr. Li and Her Chinese Herbal Remedies

Can Dr. Xiu-Min Li overcome the skeptics to create a sanctioned therapy for food allergy and eczema?

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Test for Orange Doesn’t Rule Out Other Citrus Allergies, Clinician Says

A negative test to one citrus fruit doesn’t rule out allergies to others, says Dr. Jason K. Lee.

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Reviews: Gluten-Free & Allergy-Friendly Holiday Snacks, Baking Finds and Party Foods

Whether you’re looking for great free-from and gluten-free ingredients for your holiday baking, or searching for tasty allergy-friendly snacks and sweets to serve up to party guests, we’ve got you covered. Cookie Swap A sweet selection of allergy-safe ready-to-eat treats. Leave it to the professionals at Natural Decadence for buttery gluten-, egg-, dairy-, nut-, soy- and corn-free […]

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