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Managing Life With Milk and Egg Allergies

Milk and egg allergies mostly affect children, who usually become allergic to milk and egg as toddlers.

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Managing Milk Allergy at School

As the mother of a dairy-allergic pre-teen, I am often asked: “How can anyone be allergic to milk?” From an early age, we’re taught that milk is good for you. It’s hard for people to fathom living without it, and then you explain that the allergy is not just to cow’s milk, but to a […]

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Trailblazing Kids Desensitize to Dairy Allergy

In May 2008, kindergarten pupil Ethan Johnston had a frightening anaphylactic reaction to yogurt when a dribble of a classmate’s snack splashed onto his lunch. Yet, incredibly, these days, Ethan drinks a milkshake every evening before bedtime at his home in Camrose, Alberta. How can this be? The 7-year-old, who still doesn’t even like the […]

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H1N1 (Swine Flu): CSACI Position on egg allergy

Released to medical professionals on Sept. 30/09 by: The Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology La Société canadienne d’allergie et d’immunologie clinique STATEMENT: ADMINISTRATION OF H1N1 AND SEASONAL INFLUENZA VACCINE TO EGG ALLERGIC INDIVIDUALS The safe administration of influenza vaccine to  egg allergic individuals has become increasingly important with the pandemic planning for H1N1 […]

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Allergy Breakthrough on Baked Milk and Egg

AVOID, AVOID, avoid. That’s how Ann Jeannette Glauber had been treating her 4½-year-old son’s allergies to eggs, milk, peanuts, nuts and shellfish. But at a party a few years ago, Theo grabbed and ate a handful of Goldfish crackers (which contain dairy) before she could stop him. “I kind of freaked out,” she admits, since […]

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