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At least 1.6 percent of Americans, and possibly as many as 5.1 percent, have experienced anaphylaxis, according to an extensive study
This feature was first published in Allergic Living magazine. It’s common for parents to fret about young children who refuse food. But Cathy Reidy just knew she was dealing with more than routine pickiness with her second child. “He basically stopped eating and had no interest in food. We were struggling to get him to [...]
Inconsistent allergy policies are leaving travelers stressed and angry. What can be done? Dr. Brett Greenberger vividly recalls the dream vacation that imploded. Four years ago, the Baltimore psychiatrist and his wife Emily, a social worker, planned a Caribbean getaway for the family – including their three kids and his parents. Since their daughter Lily, [...]
Food Allergy Awareness Week is a great time to take stock. We have come so far in the last decade on food allergy awareness. It’s now common for schools to make food allergy accommodations to protect at-risk kids, while colleges in the United States are also moving in that direction (following a key ADA decision), [...]
Job: Actress on TV’s Modern Family Has child allergic to: peanuts, nuts, insect stings Allergic Living’s Gwen Smith: Julie, how did you first become aware of your child’s food allergies? Julie Bowen: I was at work on Boston Legal and my husband was at home. He sent me a text saying, ‘I think we have [...]
A large study suggests there are strategies that might reduce the odds of having a peanut- or nut-allergic reaction aboard an airplane.
Three-quarters of patients with asthma and sensitivity to Aspirin are getting asthma flare-ups from alcohol.