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Tragedy has struck a Chicago school: 13-year-old Katelyn Carlson has died after eating Chinese food that was supposed to be safe.
A U.S. gastroenterologist warns against going gluten-free without proper testing for celiac disease.
While use of allergy shots is common, researchers had previously found they were too dangerous to use in peanut allergy. Until now.
WestJet, Canada’s 2nd largest airline, reveals extensive accommodations for the nut, peanut allergic.
WestJet’s New Allergy Policy See also: Q&A with Robert Palmer, WestJet spokesman. • It is now posted on WestJet’s site that flight attendants will make one public address announcement about food allergies when a passenger self-identifies as being allergic to peanuts or nuts and requests that an announcement be made. An update in the Flight [...]
This new asthma and allergy publication is produced by the Canadian Network for Respiratory Care in conjunction with Allergic Living magazine. Subscribers to Allergic Living will receive each quarterly issue in the magazine with their subscription. The CNRC and Allergic Living thank GlaxoSmithKline for an educational grant in support of this consumer health publication.
In December 2010, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) released the first ever Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Food Allergy in the United States. The guidelines, which outline the definition of food allergy as well as recommended diagnostic tests and treatment, were written for health care professional such as general [...]
In October 2010, Allergic Living sent out an e-mail asking readers to share their stories (both good and bad) of how close relatives dealt with food allergies or celiac disease. We were deluged with responses, several of which were included in our Winter 2011 cover article “Family Food Feud”. However, there were more intriguing stories [...]
It was bad enough that Stephanie Brown’s son Jacob had allergies to corn and egg, and couldn’t eat anything his fellow students were buying in the cafeteria. She had spoken repeatedly to Jacob’s Grade 6 teacher about what he could and couldn’t eat. She’d asked the teacher to let her know when there would be [...]