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Managing Food Allergies: The Basics

Finding out that you or your child has a serious food allergy can feel overwhelming. In the first appointment, a parent may hear the allergist say the term “life-threatening” and not much else – other than to fill the prescription for the child’s new constant companion, the auto-injector. It is usually only post-appointment, and on […]

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Keeping an Allergy-Friendly Kitchen

You’ve been given the list of foods to avoid and the task of reading the labels on everything in your kitchen. You may be wide-eyed at the task ahead, but with a little preparation (OK, a lot at first), and maybe a few new tools, you’ll soon be able to make safe, nutritious meals for […]

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Fast Facts About Multiple Food Allergies

According to Dr. Scott Sicherer at New York’s Jaffe Food Allergy Institute, having one food allergy can put you at a higher risk for reaction to other foods. A person may be generally predisposed to have food allergy and be allergic to multiple, unrelated common allergens such as peanut, egg and milk. Or, a person […]

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