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Chef Amanda Freitag Speaks Up for Food Allergy Awareness

The popular chef’s video about having an anaphylaxis action plan.

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Recall in Canada for 2 Lots of Allerject Auto-Injectors

More than 3,000 auto-injectors were recalled in Canada due to a manufacturing defect.

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Girl Meets World’s Auggie Maturo Speaks Up for Allergy Awareness

The child actor’s video on the importance of an anaphylaxis action plan.

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7 Parenting Tips for Handling Teen Food Allergy Management

It’s not easy to hand over food allergy management to your moody, eye-rolling teenager. Here’s some crucial advice for the transition. My mind raced when I spied white residue on the living room coffee table where our teenager plays video games. Were my food allergy concerns about to be trumped by substance abuse? Bracing for the worst, I picked up a crumpled brown bag […]

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18 Things To Know About Food Allergy Reactions E-Book

In honor of Food Allergy Awareness month, our need-to-know primer on anaphylaxis questions.

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Why Does Asthma Put a Food-Allergic Child at a Higher Risk of Anaphylaxis?

Q: Why does asthma put a child with food allergies at higher risk of anaphylaxis than other children with food allergies?  Dr. Sicherer: Asthma is a condition in which the airways narrow, become inflamed and make extra mucus. There are many triggers of asthma including airborne allergens, exercise, infections, smoke, cold air, and others. Foods that are otherwise tolerated are […]

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Food Challenges When Outgrowing Milk and Egg Allergies

Q: My severely allergic child passed a baked egg and milk challenge in the allergist’s office. We are starting to introduce foods with baked allergens, like muffins and bread. I’m optimistic but nervous. Do you find many children in our son’s situation returning with reports of reactions or even anaphylaxis? And, if he continues to […]

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A Fatal Night Out – as New EU Allergy Rules Take Effect

Shahida Shahid, 18, informed restaurant staff of her severe food allergies and they assured her that her meal was safe.

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Estrogen Found to Increase Severity of Allergic Reactions

Scientists warn that allergic women should take extra precautions when their estrogen levels are high, such as right before menstruation.

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2 Young Men Succumb to Fatal Allergic Reactions

Chandler Swink injected epinephrine and then drove himself to the hospital.

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