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Parents Intentionally Feeding Kids Allergens

It appears many parents are intentionally exposing their food-allergic children to their triggers, against medical advice.

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Food Allergies May Limit Growth

Children with food allergies have been found to have lower weight and height than their non-allergic counterparts.

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Milk Oral Immunotherapy Not Lasting

The staying power of OIT (oral immunotherapy) for milk allergy has been called into question with the results of a 5-year followup of test subjects.

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Allergy-Friendly Halloween Crafts

Awesome Halloween crafts and non-food alternatives.

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Alarming Lack of Allergy Vigilance With Babies: Study

Researchers have found a high rate of allergic reactions in infants, with some being babies being “knowingly” fed an allergen.

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Show Support for Food Allergy Awareness in 2012

You, too, can support the cause. In the U.S. get your state to make a proclamation. In Canada, join a food allergy walk

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Time to End Food Allergy Tragedies

Amarria was the wakeup call: epinephrine has to be there to save lives.

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Allergy Policy: When Balance is Elusive

This month, Sam comes face to face with the dilemma of allergy safety and reasonable expectations at her son’s elementary school. The other evening I’m at a school event with the kids. It’s movie night, so I’m towing a bag of treats, including some ketchup-flavored potato chips (my fave), gummies (theirs) and a few other […]

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Mall’s Allergy-Safe Halloween Event A Huge Hit

When I heard that our local mall puts on holiday kids’ events throughout the year, I was excited. So was my son, Nolan. In the spring of 2010, I packed Nolan in the car and headed to Place D’Orleans mall Easter event. It started off great – we even ran into friends, and the two boys were […]

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9 Things About Food Allergy You Might Not Know

What constitutes a “severe” allergic reaction? How does epinephrine actually work? Can you use an expired auto-injector in an emergency? Allergic Living asked Dr. Phil Lieberman, clinical professor of medicine and pediatrics at the University of Tennessee’s College of Medicine (and father and grandfather to food-allergic children), for answers to nine food allergy questions you’ve […]

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