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Disney to Place ‘Stock’ Auto-Injectors at Its Parks and on Cruises

EpiPens will be placed at Disney parks, resorts and cruises for emergency use.

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Parents Grieve after Son, 7, Dies of Food Allergy, Asthma Attack

A NY City father is searching for answers after his 7-year-old son, suffered a fatal anaphylactic reaction & asthma attack following Halloween festivities.

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Origin of the Teal Pumpkin Project – Interview with FACET’s Becky Basalone

Becky Basalone, creator of the Teal Pumpkin Project. Thanks to a Tennessee mother-of-two, Halloween is getting more teal and far less spooky for children with food allergies. It was in the fall of 2012 that Becky Basalone, the director of a local food allergy support group, first had the bright idea of painting a pumpkin […]

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Teal Pumpkin Project Takes Off On Social Media

A look at the photos, videos, and comments shared by fans of the Teal Pumpkin Project.

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Allergy-Friendly Halloween Candy and Resources

Great resources to ensure your little witches and goblins have a ghoulishly good time this Halloween.

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FDA Adds Warning for Cardio Risks to Asthma Drug Xolair

Review found slightly increased risk of suffering from heart attacks, mini-strokes with the injectable drug.

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My Child is Afraid of Using The Auto-Injector, What Can I do?

Q: My child is afraid of the auto-injector. What can I do? Dr. Pistiner: I’ve met kids whose eyes widen and  tears well up at the mere mention of an auto-injector. This is a very real issue that comes up for some children. We should all keep in mind that sometimes the unknown can be scarier […]

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Food Allergies and the Good Enough Mother

When an allergy mom makes a food error, the guilt is all consuming. Can we ever get past the self-blame?

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A Voice of Reason for Food Allergy at School, Daycare

Mennett Lee, who holds a masters of education degree, founded the Food Allergy Education Network and spent many years advocating for children with food allergies from her town of Branford, Connecticut. She and fellow volunteers provided educational resources on food allergies to families, schools and local communities.

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Fall 2014 CA & US Cover

Fall 2014 – Canadian Edition

To subscribe to the American edition of Allergic Living, click here. To subscribe to the Canadian edition of Allergic Living, click here. All About Drug Allergy: Discover the main offenders, the types of reactions & what to do when medicine backfires in your body.  The Great Glutening: Despite their best efforts, up to 70 percent of celiacs are still getting glutened. […]

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