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Board members and staff recently received educational training from FARE, one of the positive outcomes following the controversy.
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 […]
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 […]
A list of some of the most fascinating findings from this year’s meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]