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Five Fast Facts About Chronic Body Hives

Hives that are caused by body and environmental triggers are known as physical urticarias and include: Heat-stimulated: In the condition known as cholinergic urticaria, itchy hives will form when body temperature rises by a few degrees. Sometimes people think they are allergic to their perspiration or exercise, but body temperature is the real issue. Avoidance of over-heating and antihistamines are […]

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Back-to-School with Food Allergies: 7 Must-Have Tools

Back-to-school season is a big deal in every student’s life. But when a child has food allergies, a parent must super organized and communicate well to ensure that the school is on top of anaphylaxis prevention measures and safety protocols. Also essential is that your student gets to be a full participant in school life, […]

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Taking a Food-Allergic Child Out to the Big Game

Not even multiple allergies could stop this family of avid sports fans from going out to cheer on their baseball and football teams.

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Allergist Who’s Driven to Solve the “Whys” of Food Allergy

She’s one of the brightest lights in the next generation of allergy researchers. But Dr. Corinne Keet, an assistant professor of pediatrics at Johns Hopkins University, never rests on the laurels for her latest scientific publication or conference presentation. Instead, she is always moving on to her next study, and another key unanswered allergy question. […]

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Wild Weather and Our Allergies and Asthma

Climate change is driving our planet’s surge in hurricanes, wildfires, deluges and droughts. It is a new environment of extremes, where mold, pollen and pollution proliferate. And who feels the direct health effects, those with allergies and asthma.

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The MD Training Baby’s Immune System Not to Be Allergic

Dr. Brian Vickery was interested in cardiology before he spent time as a pediatric resident in New York City. There, it seemed like every other patient he saw had eczema, asthma, or some other allergic problem. He became fascinated by the allergy epidemic and how little is known about the underlying immunological mechanisms of allergy, […]

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Modern Family’s Jesse Tyler Ferguson Gets Into Allergy-Friendly Spring Cleaning

When it comes to spring cleaning, television actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson is a self-proclaimed fanatic. “Anyone who knows me well knows that I’m a bit of a micro-manager when it comes to housekeeping,” says the “Modern Family” star. “I’m obsessed with cleaning my home and my trailer on the set of “Modern Family”, so when I learned from […]

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Clawson Finds New Footing Following ‘Joke’ About Shooting Allergic Children

Board members and staff recently received educational training from FARE, one of the positive outcomes following the controversy.

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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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