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Allergy-Friendly and Gluten-Free Holiday Baking List

Following are many of Allergic Living’s great holiday baking recipes. All recipes are free of gluten and the top allergens. Desserts and Other Sweet Treats Sugar ’n Spice Cookies Festive Chocolate Yule Log Hot Chocolate Cookies Gingerbread Trees with Lemon Icing  Vanilla Chai Sandwich Cookies Free-From Gingerbread House Chocolate-Dipped Apricot Biscotti  Lemon Raspberry Thumbprint Cookies […]

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CEO Sets AAFA on New Course

Dr. Cary Sennett plans to embrace AAFA’s history while also modernizing its outreach.

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Disney to Place ‘Stock’ Auto-Injectors at Its Parks and on Cruises

EpiPens will be placed at Disney parks, resorts and cruises for emergency use.

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Asthma Symptoms Triggered by Asprin?

Q: After taking asprin recently, I began to get asthma symptoms. I’ve since read online that some asthmatics are sensitive to asprin. Can you tell me why?  Dr. Bassett: A small number of those with asthma can be adversely affected by asprin and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as ibuprofen. In some cases, the resulting […]

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Roundup: AAAAI 2013 Coverage

A list of some of the most fascinating findings from this year’s meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.

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Lament for Sesame

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Famous People with Food Allergies

Food allergies can affect anyone. Here are a few actors and athletes who have achieved great success despite living with a food allergy. Peanut Tennis player Serena Williams NHL player Tom Poti, defenceman for the Washington Capitals Singer Alex Kapranos, Franz Ferdinand Freestyle aerials champion Steve Omischl Tree Nut Singer Clay Aiken NHL player Tom […]

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Sulphites are Cooking Up Trouble

From the Allergic Living archives. First published in the magazine in 2005. Consider the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s list of the top 10 food groups that cause the most frequent and severe allergic reactions. Nine of the names will be familiar to most Canadians — peanuts, tree nuts, milk, eggs, fish and shellfish, soy, wheat […]

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Flying Allergic

Flying Allergic

Published in Allergic Living Winter 2009. It was a flight that Paige Humphreys and her family looked forward to every winter: from chilly Edmonton to Vancouver, Vancouver to sunny Maui. Along with the sunscreen and bathing suits, Humphreys, who has a severe allergy to tree nuts, diligently packed her own snacks as well as two Twinjects, and […]

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Have Kitchen, Will Travel – to Europe

The McKenzie-Davison family continues their travels with life-threatening allergies, this time crossing the Atlantic. It’s bonjour South of France, hello England and Italy. Here they come, toting that suitcase of safe foods. In 2002, we took our first summer vacation in Europe with two children. Kieryn was not yet 3 years old and Taya had […]

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