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Andrea Mariano

First-Year College Student Dies of Severe Allergic Reaction

Andrea Mariano, 18, had just moved from home to attend university.

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Demand for Sesame to Be Added to Top Allergens List Gets Louder

The demand that sesame be required by federal law to be labeled on food products is gaining traction amid the release of a new report

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Lawsuits in Amarria Johnson Peanut Allergy Death are Settled

Two lawsuits filed by the mother of Amarria Johnson, the 7-year-old Virginia girl who died from eating a single peanut at school recess, appear to have been settled as of September 2015. Amarria’s mother, Laura Pendleton, had filed a wrongful death suit against Chesterfield County, Virginia, where the school her daughter attended is located, and […]

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Hospital Emergency Visits for Anaphylaxis Double in Canada

Spike of 95% seen for severe reactions over a 7-year period, with teen rates the highest.

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Halloween 2015: Can Teal Pumpkins Rival the Orange?

In October 2014, Allergic Living declared in a headline that “Teal is the New Orange” (at least in pumpkins), and our sense of a bewitching trend proved right on target. The Teal Pumpkin Project, sponsored and led by the non-profit FARE, took off last fall as thousands of parents and kids across the United States […]

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Looking Back for the Future of Food Allergy: Q&A with Historian Matthew Smith

Science historian Matthew Smith’s new book, Another Person’s Poison charts in detail the various stages of food allergy’s development.

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American Academy of Pediatrics Supports New LEAP Guidelines for Infant Peanut Consumption

American pediatricians have gone a step further than their initial June endorsement of new interim guidelines for infant consumption of peanuts

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The Canadian Town Where Stock Epinephrine is the New AED

Nurse practitioner behind project of mass placement of stock auto-injectors.

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Enjoy Life Chocolate Chips recalled due to possible seeds, fruits contamination

Enjoy Life Foods announced it will recall some of its Enjoy Life Semi-Sweet Chocolate Mini Chips

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JUNE-JULY 2012

Recap: The #Allergyready Back-to-School Twitter Party

Back to school can be a time of heightened stress. Here’s a wealth of resources from the allergists and others who attended our Twitter party

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