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City Proceeds with Auto-Injector Pilot Project

The Canadian city of Hamilton moved one step closer to requiring epinephrine auto-injectors at its 1,900 food service outlets.

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First-Ever Food Allergy Bloggers Conference

Got a food allergy blog? Then you’ll want register today for the FAB bloggers conference in Las Vegas in early November.

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Prison Allergy Death Sparks $10 Million Lawsuit

The mother of a young man who died of a suspected allergic reaction in a Washington State jail is launching a lawsuit against the county for $10 million. Michael Saffioti, 22, landed in the Snohomish County Jail on a misdemeanor marijuana possession charge in July of 2012. He was expected to appear before a judge […]

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Good Samaritan Saves 2-Year-Old from Allergic Reaction

A good Samaritan helps save a 2-year-old’s life during a roadside reaction.

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Does Farming Protect Adults Against Allergies?

Want to avoid adult-onset environmental allergies? Then become a farmer, according to a new study.

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World’s Oldest Allergist: Active at 101

He once treated Saddam Hussein for allergies: he’s the world’s oldest allergist at 101.

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Company Nixes Allergy Chemical in Sunscreen

Johnson & Johnson announces changes to a sunscreen product after over 150 people reported skin reactions.

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Food Allergy’s Burden on Families: $3,500 a Year

Having a child with a food allergy raises the expenses of an American family by a hefty $3,457 a year, says a groundbreaking national study

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Drinking Probiotics to Ward Off Allergies

A new study published in the journal Pediatrics suggests that taking probiotics taken during pregnancy or early in life may reduce the risk of developing food allergies.

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City Mulls Auto-Injectors in Restaurants

A Canadian city considers requiring all food outlets to have an auto-injector on hand in case of an allergic emergency.

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