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How We Dialed Down Food Allergy Fears, And Let Son Thrive

A mother on how multiple food allergies haven’t held back her son’s winning personality.

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Food Allergy’s Educating Dynamo

Karen Harris, President and Founder Food Allergy Kids of Atlanta   To look at the activities and accomplishments of the non-profit Food Allergy Kids of Atlanta (FAKA), you’d think a full-time staff was running the operation. There are regular support group meetings, the organizing of food-free events for occasions like Easter and Halloween, and seminars and […]

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Accidental Chef: Allergist Mom Learns to Love Cooking

I was the allergist who barely knew where to find the kitchen, and when my kids developed a long list of allergies, I began to despise food. Then a eureka moment led to a startling discovery: the pure joy in creating flavorful, safe meals for my family.

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Eosinophilic Esophagitis: When Food Becomes Foe

EoE is a life-changing diagnosis, affecting many famiilies.

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My Hero Has 31 Food Allergies, a Speech Issue, Hives – and She Thrives

I’m humbled by my daughter`s courage and can-do attitude in the face of her many challenges.

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A Teen’s Story of Allergy Bullying – and Bravery

A 16-year-old with food allergies tells her story of bullying.

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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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Allergist Mom: What My Food Allergic Kids Taught Me

The medical training did not prepare me for having children with multiple allergies.

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Multiple Food Allergies Are on the Rise

From the Allergic Living archives. First published in the magazine in 2007. It was a week so harrowing that Michelle Wilson can have trouble remembering which child reacted first. For the 29-year-old mother from Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, the anxiety began on the first birthday for younger daughter Paige. The family was celebrating over ice cream […]

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Reader’s Story: I’m the Girl with Multiple Food Allergies

I’m only 11 years old, but already I’ve dealt with a lot. I am allergic to nuts, fish, shellfish, all legumes, bananas and spinach. I’m also allergic to many antibiotics, and have environmental allergies, asthma, eczema, and exercise- and heat-induced reactions. Life hasn’t been easy, and I’ve ridden twice in an ambulance. But I’ve also […]

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