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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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Food Allergy: 5 Steps to Get From Horrified to Hopeful

“Your son has more than a dozen food allergies. Some are life-threatening.” It has been nine years since I heard those disturbing words, uttered by one of the country’s leading pediatric allergists. In an instant, my life changed. Thoughts of every upcoming birthday, vacation and holiday flashed before me as impossible dreams. I had no idea howl could make a life for a little boy […]

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Is it Common for a Milk Allergy to Progress into a Nut Allergy?

Q: As a baby, my son was diagnosed with a cow’s milk allergy and now, at age 4, had a reaction to cashews and the allergist has diagnosed him with a nut allergy. Is this type of food allergy progression common? might he gain more allergies?  Dr. Sicherer: About 35 percent of infants with a milk […]

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But What About Me? Food Allergy Diagnosis Affects Siblings Too

After a child receives a severe food allergy diagnosis, emotions tend to run high. Reader Sue Marchand shares her story.

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My Hero Has 31 Food Allergies, a Speech Issue, Hives – and She Thrives

I’m humbled by my daughter`s courage and can-do attitude in the face of her many challenges.

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Prison Allergy Death Sparks Investigation

Update January 2013: Many Allergic Living readers expressed concern about the death in prison of Michael Saffioti, a Washington State man with severe dairy allergy and asthma. In early January, the Snohomish County Prosecutor made the decision not to lay any charges, based on a 400-page report compiled by the County Sherriff’s Office. The report […]

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