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Food Allergy Backlash Boards the Bus

From blogs to the press to esteemed medical journals, those who support anaphylaxis policies in schools are being branded as “hysterical” or “fearful” or even needing to “feel special”. Exceptional anxiety is portrayed as the rule. AL bites into: why critics love to hate food allergy. IT DOES sound, if not “hysterical,” then at least […]

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Allergies at Work: How to Stay Safe and Happy

It was the afternoon of Rob Kania’s first day on the job at a marketing firm. Everyone was gathered for a celebration of a colleague’s birthday. The person being feted started handing out slices of cake. Kania said “no thanks” to a piece, and his new colleague looked taken aback. Her look said: “Who is […]

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Food Allergy Backlash

“Gross over-reaction” or fundamental health and safety issue? TORONTO – April 7, 2009 – How far should our schools go to protect the health and safety of our children? This is the great debate that Allergic Living magazine raises in its Spring ’09 cover story: “Backlash Boards the Bus.” When medical sociologist Dr. Nicholas Christakis heard that […]

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