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Sometimes at school, you don’t want other kids to see you with your inhaler. But you need your medication. What to do? We asked certified asthma educators Ingrid Baerg and Angela Alexander for some tips. First tip: The great thing about asthma is that if you learn to control it, asthma won’t control you. Some [...]
Intrepid teen reporter Morgan Smith goes inside the FAAN Teen Summit for the low-down on peer pressure, dating and getting up the nerve to take part in an allergy clinical trial.
It is known that teenagers with food allergies face the biggest risks of reactions of any age group. To understand what it feels like to be an adolescent with life-threatening allergies, Allergic Living and Anaphylaxis Canada held an informal discussion with six Ontario students. The participants proved insightful, opinionated and concerned about awareness. Moderators were Gwen Smith [...]