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Living Well with Food Allergy: Putting Risks and Fears into Perspective

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.

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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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