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Spring 2016 – Canadian Edition

To see the U.S. edition click here. Field Trips & Allergies: It is possible for kids at risk of anaphylaxis to go safely on adventures beyond classrooms — here’s how. Features: Big celiac questions with expert solutions; is peanut OIT ready?; the allergy-fighting garden & our spring allergy quiz. News: Wide risk-taking with food labels, small-dose OIT, […]

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Easter 2016: Allergy-Friendly and Gluten-Free Candies

Better hop to it! With Easter coming early this year, it’s time time to stock up on allergy-friendly chocolate bunnies, candy eggs and sugary chicks. Kids will stop at nothing searching for these tempting treats on Easter morning. Note: Always read labels to make sure ingredients haven’t changed. Available in the United States and Canada […]

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British Airways Crews Will Make Peanut and Nut Allergy Announcements When Requested

Carrier will be the first major international airline to make this policy change.

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Allergy Eats Launches Retooled Restaurant Ratings App

Allergy Eats app redesign allows users to customize results according to their allergens.

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Allergic Living Winter 2015

Allergy-Friendly Glazed Sugar Cookies

Pastry chef Catherine Ruehle is the author of the best-selling Let Us All Eat cake: Gluten-Free Recipes for Everyone’s Favorite Cakes (Ten Speed Press).  These sugar cookies are crisp, light and delicious. The dough is a bit delicate, but if you follow the instructions for chilling it, you’ll do just fine. The simple glaze adds […]

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Drug Xolair Significantly Cuts Down Reactions in Milk Allergy OIT

Patients taking the drug had one-third the number of reactions of a placebo group while doing OIT

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Teen summit

Teen Summit Report: Inclusion, Friendship and a World Record

What do a nerdy kid from Oklahoma, a confident musician from Virginia, and a laid-back athlete from California all have in common? They were all in Washington D.C. from November 13 to 15 for the 10th Annual FARE (Food Allergy Research and Education) Teen Summit. Every year, hundreds of teens with food allergies gather for […]

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Winter 2016 – Canadian Edition

To see the U.S. edition click here. Allergy Anxiety: Fear of food reactions is stressing out many kids and parents. Experts reveal how to tame the worry. Features: Celiac’s Goal Scorer: NHL rookie Max Domi; Off to Africa with Food Allergies; Gluten & Our Meds and Life Hacks for 2016. News: Auvi-Q recall, peanut patch findings, clues […]

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When to Test for Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE)

Q: I can barely get my 2.5-year-old to eat solid foods. He’s not even drawn to foods that kids love – like bologna or chicken nuggets. He’s underweight, complains of tummy aches, and when he does eat, it’s with great effort. He often gags or even throws up after eating a small amount. I don’t […]

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Halloween 2015: Awesome Food-Free Loot Bag Ideas

Since the arrival of FARE’s sensationally popular Teal Pumpkin Project, food-allergic children can trick or treat with less fear at houses decorated with teal-colored pumpkins, which indicate that allergy-friendly loot is being offered. Here are Allergic Living’s top picks of candy alternatives to include – either in your bowl of goodies or as valued toy to […]

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