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Are You Using Your Auto-Injector Or Inhaler Correctly?

In a new study, only 16 percent of epinephrine users and 7 percent of inhaler users administered their medication perfectly.

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Food Allergy at The Holidays: 12 Ways to Just Say ‘No’

Grandma and the nut tray; a friend’s potluck; your boss and the gluteny restaurant. Holidays can be an allergy minefield. Not to worry, we’ve got 12 ways to say ‘No’.

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School Trustee Resigns After ‘Joke’ About Shooting Allergic Students

Experts call the comment evidence of a deep misunderstanding of food allergies in schools.

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Adult-Onset Allergies: Who’s More Likely to React – and Severely

Age increases risk of severe reaction and other findings from one of the first studies on adult-onset allergies.

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A Nurse Driven to Improve Food Allergy Education

She’s on the faculty at Spring Arbor University in Michigan, working with registered nurses pursuing their baccalaureate degree in nursing. But Anne Russell’s work extends far beyond the walls of the university. She’s a passionate advocate for students, and was instrumental in supporting Michigan’s mandate for school stock epinephrine law which came into effect in […]

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7 Mistakes to Avoid When Advocating at a 504 Meeting

Allergy advocate Gina Clowes offers advice on how to successfully negotiate a 504 plan to ensure that your child stays allergy safe at school.

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Allergy Magic: Q&A with Disney Chef Gary Jones

Chef Gary Jones shares how he keeps Disney’s magical menus allergy-friendly.

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Allergy-Friendly, Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Recipes

Whether it’s a formal gathering or an intimate family dinner, these delicious recipes are perfect for celebrating the holidays with food allergies or celiac disease. The rest of the family will be thankful for them too. All recipes are free of gluten and the top allergens. Mains for the Thanksgiving Weekend: Turkey Meatloaf Cornish Hen […]

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The Summer Job, with Food Allergies

So your allergic teen wants a job this summer. Here’s how to stay safe while making some money. It all went by so fast. One day, I was guiding my little boy as he learned to navigate the elementary school system with food allergies. The next, he was in high school, asserting his independence. While we had always encouraged Julian […]

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Kissing With Severe Food Allergies

Q: I’m a teenager with severe allergies to tree nuts and sesame seeds. If my boyfriend eats something that I’m allergic to, how much time should we wait before kissing?  Dr. Sharma: Dating can sometimes pose challenges for teens with food allergies, and kissing has been found to sometimes cause allergic reactions. In two studies between […]

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