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Little Brother’s Fearless Food Allergy Advocate

Our son has become an outstanding advocate for his allergic little brother, and himself.

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Taking a Food-Allergic Child Out to the Big Game

Not even multiple allergies could stop this family of avid sports fans from going out to cheer on their baseball and football teams.

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When Culture Clashes With Food Allergies

Originally published in Allergic Living’s Winter 2014 magazine. My food allergies put me on a collision course with our big family and food-fueled traditions. Indian extended families are, well, extensive. And we’re loud. Aunts, uncles, cousins, grandparents, and everyone else once or twice removed can be expected at family functions. Once there, we enjoy giving advice (read: nagging) about marriage, school, career choices, […]

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First Date: One Girl, One Guy and His Multiple Allergies

Dating with multiple allergies may seem impossible, but sometimes love does conquer all. Read this mom’s heartfelt story of how two childhood friends refused to let allergies get in the way of a fairytale evening out.

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The Boy Behind Florida’s Food Allergy Bill

Cody Sklar helped to write a bill to make restaurants more food allergy-friendly before he was old enough to vote. Read about his inspirational story and journey to see the bill become law.

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How We Dialed Down Food Allergy Fears, And Let Son Thrive

A mother on how multiple food allergies haven’t held back her son’s winning personality.

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Airborne Anaphylaxis: My Son’s Fragrance Battle

Brandon Silk has an unusual and severe allergy to Axe Body Spray. But his mother, Rosa Silk isn’t even allowed to know which ingredient is triggering his anaphylaxis.

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A Celiac Story: From Cancer Diagnosis to Gluten-Free Health

When I was a toddler, my parents took me to every specialist under the sun to solve the mystery of why their only child was so sick.

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To the Bahamas with Multiple Food Allergies

A website hooked me on the Bahamas and its palm trees and beaches. But what to do for food?

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But What About Me? Food Allergy Diagnosis Affects Siblings Too

After a child receives a severe food allergy diagnosis, emotions tend to run high. Reader Sue Marchand shares her story.

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