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7 Party Tips for Allergy Safe Celebrations

Visions of balloons, big smiles and a brief respite bless the minds of many parents when a birthday party invitation arrives. But if your child has food allergies, that invitation may look more like a warning notice that the countdown of calling, planning, cooking and baking has officially begun. For years, I dreaded those invitations, convinced that I had to make everything perfect […]

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6 Top Tips for Keeping Allergens in Control in Your Kitchen

Should food allergens should be allowed into a home when a family member is food-allergic?

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Advice on Attending Summer Camps with Food Allergies

Follow these tips to suss out safe adventures for your allergic child. From daytime activities to sleepaway journeys, summer camp can create lifelong memories and give parents a brief respite. Of course, adequate planning is essential when food allergies are on the table, but sometimes simple observation and a mother’s intuition play an even bigger part in assessing the safety of a situation. […]

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OIT Gets Ready for Prime Time

Peanut oral immunotherapy in a capsule is close to approval, bringing hope — not of a cure — but of lives lived with less vulnerability. FOR MORE than seven years, Alex lived like most kids with peanut allergies: he strictly avoided the legumes. His mom, Sarah Thomas, read food labels, grilled restaurant staff, and sent safe cupcakes for Alex […]

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College Year One: Success With a Side of Food Allergy ‘Jokes’

Year one of living on my own with food allergies = complete!

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Theater Discrimination Decision Seen as “Wake-up Call” on Allergy as Disability

The U.S. Department of Justice has found that a theater company violated a food-allergic boy’s rights.

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Fighting Allergy, Celiac at the Nano Level

Goal is for the nanoparticle and its cargo to fool your immune system into not responding, says microbiologist.

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Lessons from a Peanut Kiss Death: Boyfriend Didn’t Know of Allergy

Mother of warns of precautions and communication needed to prevent tragedies like her daughter’s.

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AL_US COVER SUM2016

Summer 2016 – U.S. Edition

To see the Canadian edition click here. Sarah Jessica Parker: The popular actress opens up about raising a teenage son with food allergy. Features: Road Trip Challenge – 1 car, 4 kids + 10 allergies; Brewing Gluten-Free Beer; Non-classic celiac symptoms & diagnosis; How Olympian fencer Aldo Montano manages life with a dairy allergy. News:  Peanut in […]

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Food Allergy & Celiac Awareness Month ToolKit 2016

Round up of great resources, from video to posters, stickers and more.

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