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Allergic Living’s Tree Pollen Allergy Field Guide

Forty million Americans suffer with tree pollen allergies in spring. Do you know which trees are causing you grief? Allergic Living brings you this exclusive region-by-region field guide to the trees of allergies. Once you’ve found the enemy, find out what to do here. Spring is in the air. Which means across America, virile male […]

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Your Brain on Gluten

The protein that plagues those with celiac disease can greatly impact brain function. The range of symptoms is huge: from fogginess and inattention to actual damage seen on scans.

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City Proceeds with Auto-Injector Pilot Project

The Canadian city of Hamilton moved one step closer to requiring epinephrine auto-injectors at its 1,900 food service outlets.

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Prison Allergy Death Sparks $10 Million Lawsuit

The mother of a young man who died of a suspected allergic reaction in a Washington State jail is launching a lawsuit against the county for $10 million. Michael Saffioti, 22, landed in the Snohomish County Jail on a misdemeanor marijuana possession charge in July of 2012. He was expected to appear before a judge […]

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Can I Be Allergic to All Fish But One?

Q: My girlfriend has confirmed allergies to tuna, anchovies, shrimp, crab, clams and mussels. However, she can eat salmon with no issues. Does it make sense that she could be able to eat salmon but still be allergic to virtually every other creature of the sea? If so, could she consider trying squid or escargot? […]

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Profile: Actress Julie Bowen’s Role as Allergy Mom

Job: Actress on TV’s Modern Family Has child allergic to: peanuts, nuts, insect stings Allergic Living’s Gwen Smith: Julie, how did you first become aware of your child’s food allergies? Julie Bowen: I was at work on Boston Legal and my husband was at home. He sent me a text saying, ‘I think we have […]

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Spice Allergy: On the Rise and Difficult to Spot

Allergies to spices are difficult to detect and on the rise, says allergist Sami Bahna.

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Nut Allergy and the Nail Salon

A quick manicure at your local nail salon or spa can be a relaxing pick-me-up, but don’t get too lulled by the pampering. Many manicurists massage conditioning oil into your hands to moisturize your cuticles and nails. A common ingredient in cuticle softener? Sweet almond oil. According to South Carolina-based salon owner Rosanne Kinley, who’s […]

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Family Food Feud: Relatives and Allergies

When relatives don’t “get” your allergies, it’s a recipe for quarrels and broken bonds.

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Our Travel Guide: Visiting Relatives Safely

Time with Friends and Family Be clear about your allergies. Socializing with out-of-town family or friends can be tricky because they may not fully understand the risks that food allergies present and the safeguards you or your child need. Be polite, clear and assertive – and never feel bad about saying no to a food […]

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