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The Canadian parliament is scheduled to vote on a motion that could pave the way for increased awareness, meaningful policies and laws surrounding food allergy and anaphylaxis. “With Motion M-230, we want to look at how we can help coordinate a thoughtful government response to anaphylaxis, to raise public understanding of life threatening allergies, and […]
The New York Times Magazine published an article last month called “The Allergy Buster” that has generated much discussion about food allergy and excitement for potential treatments under study.
It appears many parents are intentionally exposing their food-allergic children to their triggers, against medical advice.
Children with food allergies have been found to have lower weight and height than their non-allergic counterparts.
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.
Researchers have found a high rate of allergic reactions in infants, with some being babies being “knowingly” fed an allergen.
You, too, can support the cause. In the U.S. get your state to make a proclamation. In Canada, join a food allergy walk
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 […]