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Allergist Who’s Driven to Solve the “Whys” of Food Allergy

She’s one of the brightest lights in the next generation of allergy researchers. But Dr. Corinne Keet, an assistant professor of pediatrics at Johns Hopkins University, never rests on the laurels for her latest scientific publication or conference presentation. Instead, she is always moving on to her next study, and another key unanswered allergy question. […]

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Food Allergies on Food Stamps: When ‘Safe’ Food Doesn’t Fit the Budget

What happens when you can’t afford ‘safe’ food for an allergic child?

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When Culture Clashes With Food Allergies

Originally published in Allergic Living’s Winter 2014 magazine. My food allergies put me on a collision course with our big family and food-fueled traditions. Indian extended families are, well, extensive. And we’re loud. Aunts, uncles, cousins, grandparents, and everyone else once or twice removed can be expected at family functions. Once there, we enjoy giving advice (read: nagging) about marriage, school, career choices, […]

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Nina Garcia Speaks Out for Anaphylaxis Awareness

Mylan Specialty has launched a new food allergy awareness campaign.

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Kyle Dine’s Musical Message: It’s OK to Be Allergic

When Kyle Dine graduated from business school nine years ago, he went a decidedly different route from his peers. Rather than get an office job, Dine, who is allergic to peanuts, tree nuts, egg, fish, shellfish and mustard, took a position as a janitor in a local hospital and saved enough money to put out […]

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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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