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A Teen Reporter’s View of FAAN Teen Summit

Intrepid teen reporter Morgan Smith goes inside the FAAN Teen Summit for the low-down on peer pressure, dating and getting up the nerve to take part in an allergy clinical trial.

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Dating with Allergies, a Tricky Business

Their second date was supposed to be a lovely evening in, complete with takeout vegetarian sushi that he was to buy at a place she trusted with her life. The first time they ever met, Lori Medoff, a Montreal optometrist and divorced mother of two, told Kenny Webber, the new man in her life, about […]

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Kissing and Allergic Teens

Teenagers with allergies learn to ask questions before they move in for a kiss. After all, there’s nothing like a sudden reaction to spoil the mood. These are prime dating years for 16-year-old Lisa Gordon, an outgoing Grade 11 student from a northern suburb of Toronto. But long before Lisa gets to the first kiss, […]

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Dating & Allergies 101

For your own health, you can’t be shy about your food allergies or gluten sensitivities. Allergic Living helps you broach the topic, right from the first date. DATE GEAR Always carry emergency medications in a purse or a ‘man bag,’ including at least one auto-injector (the brands EpiPen or Auvi-Q, Allerject) and some Benadryl or  Zyrtec […]

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