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Kissing and Allergic Teens

Teenagers with allergies learn to ask questions before they move in for a kiss. After all, there’s nothing like a sudden reaction to spoil the mood. These are prime dating years for 16-year-old Lisa Gordon, an outgoing Grade 11 student from a northern suburb of Toronto. But long before Lisa gets to the first kiss, […]

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Dating & Allergies 101

For your own health, you can’t be shy about your food allergies or gluten sensitivities. Allergic Living helps you broach the topic, right from the first date. DATE GEAR Always carry emergency medications in a purse or a ‘man bag,’ including at least one auto-injector (the brands EpiPen or Auvi-Q, Allerject) and some Benadryl or  Zyrtec […]

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Etiquette 101 – No. 2

Dory Cerny has the snappy answer for that allergy “situation.” Situation: There’s a friend at work you’ve often had lunch with. Lately, he’s decided it’s funny to tell the waiter “just bring her some water – she’s allergic to everything else.” How to handle: Before your next midday meal with Don Rickles, prepare a sarcastic […]

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