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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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
In a new study, only 16 percent of epinephrine users and 7 percent of inhaler users administered their medication perfectly.
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’.
Age increases risk of severe reaction and other findings from one of the first studies on adult-onset allergies.