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Majority Not Carrying An Auto-Injector for Allergy

An alarming 63 percent of adults at risk of anaphylaxis do not always carry an auto-injector with them.

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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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Quebec Camps Won’t Give the Auto-Injector

Allergy advocates are upset that Quebec City day camps will only help a child to self-inject in an allergy emergency.

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Have You or Your Child Reacted on an Airplane?

A new allergy site is collecting videotaped stories of nut or peanut reactions during flights, which will be shared at an airlines conference.

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City Living Boosts Risk of Food Allergy in Kids

Children living in U.S. cities are much more likely to have food allergies than kids in rural areas, according to a large study published in Pediatrics.

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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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Half of Those With Allergic Kids Can’t Identify Nuts

An Ohio study shows that fewer than half of parents and kids with nut allergies could correctly identify nuts in and out of the shell.

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Sun’s Rays May Prevent Food Allergies, Eczema

A large study of Australian kids finds persuasive evidence that sun exposure may help to ward off both food allergies and eczema.

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Coalition Calls for Adoption of Megann’s Law

Following the allergy-asthma death of a 6-year-old, a coalition forms around a vital goal: the creation of Megann’s Law in Quebec.

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Epinephrine in the Schools Bill: Lobby Your Senator

Two Senators have put forward a bill that would lead to a “stock” epinephrine auto-injectors in schools across the U.S.

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