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Lisa Horn Allergy Explorer

The Ultimate Food Allergy Connector

Lisa Horne with her husband Andrew and son Stetson. When Lisa Horne’s son was 2 years old a small amount of a peanut butter sandwich touched his lips. The toddler began to scream and went into a full-blown anaphylactic reaction. His parents rushed him to the emergency room, where he was treated with several doses […]

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First Date: One Girl, One Guy and His Multiple Allergies

Dating with multiple allergies may seem impossible, but sometimes love does conquer all. Read this mom’s heartfelt story of how two childhood friends refused to let allergies get in the way of a fairytale evening out.

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Alcohol, Asthma and Food Allergies: What You Need to Know

Mixing alcohol with asthma or allergies can create a dangerous cocktail. Here’s what you need to know.

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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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