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Giraffe

On Safari, with Multiple Food Allergies

Learn the secrets to the family’s success on the trip of a lifetime.

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Allergy-Friendly Halloween Candy and Resources 2016

The Teal Pumpkin Project Our friends at FARE are encouraging everyone to raise awareness of food allergies by painting your pumpkins teal (the color of food allergy awareness) and handing out non-food treats for trick-or-treaters to ensure everyone has a safe and allergy-friendly Halloween. Learn all about the program and how you can take part […]

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OIT Study Shows Benefits for Peanut-Allergic Preschoolers

Peanut-allergic preschoolers who received peanut OIT were 19 times more likely to successfully add peanut-containing foods into their diets.

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Field Trips & Food Allergies: Staying Safe Beyond the Classroom

School outings are rewarding, but allergy hazards can lurk in unfamiliar terrain. Allergic Living explores the right way to sidestep perils beyond the classroom comfort zone. First published in the  Spring 2016 magazine; to subscribe click here. When 8-year-old Nate visited a local historical site with his class in the Cleveland area last year, it was meant to be an eye-opening chance to travel back […]

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7 Party Tips for Allergy Safe Celebrations

Visions of balloons, big smiles and a brief respite bless the minds of many parents when a birthday party invitation arrives. But if your child has food allergies, that invitation may look more like a warning notice that the countdown of calling, planning, cooking and baking has officially begun. For years, I dreaded those invitations, convinced that I had to make everything perfect […]

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How to Introduce Peanuts or Nuts When a Sibling Has Allergies

Q. My husband and daughter have severe allergies to peanuts and tree nuts. Our youngest just had a skin test and does not have a peanut or tree nut allergy. Since he is at higher risk with our family history, the allergist recommended that I start to introduce peanuts and nuts into my son’s diet  to […]

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How to Introduce Peanuts or Nuts When a Sibling Has Allergies

Q. My husband and daughter have severe allergies to peanuts and tree nuts. Our youngest just had a skin test and does not have a peanut or tree nut allergy. Since he is at higher risk with our family history, the allergist recommended that I start to introduce peanuts and nuts into my son’s diet  to […]

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OIT Gets Ready for Prime Time

Peanut oral immunotherapy in a capsule is close to approval, bringing hope — not of a cure — but of lives lived with less vulnerability. FOR MORE than seven years, Alex lived like most kids with peanut allergies: he strictly avoided the legumes. His mom, Sarah Thomas, read food labels, grilled restaurant staff, and sent safe cupcakes for Alex […]

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Theater Discrimination Decision Seen as “Wake-up Call” on Allergy as Disability

The U.S. Department of Justice has found that a theater company violated a food-allergic boy’s rights.

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AL_CA COVER SUM2016

Summer 2016 – Canadian Edition

To see the U.S. edition click here. Summer Menu: From zesty salads to frozen treats, our easy free-from recipes will leave plenty of patio time. Features: Road Trip Challenge – 1 car, 4 kids + 10 allergies; GF Brewmasters; All about EOE; How Olympian Aldo Montano contends with a dairy allergy. News: Latest LEAP study is prompting new allergy […]

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