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EdHorn

4th Young Man Dies of Food Allergy Causes

Edward Horan, 24, succumbed to fatal anaphylaxis after being exposed to his known, but unidentified, food allergen.

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Parents Sue School Board, Principal in Shocking Allergy Rights Case

Lawsuit alleges allergy accommodation requests led to harassment and child abuse investigation.

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New Blood Tests Aim to Predict Food Allergies – and Severity

These tests enabled young Violet to eat peanuts to keep her reactions at bay.

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Food Allergy Bullying: What You Can Do

Bullying is damaging for anyone to endure, but when students are bullied because of their food allergies, the consequences can be life-threatening. Whether it’s carrying an epinephrine auto-injector in a visible location, or constantly reminding people about your food allergy, this condition can make it difficult to blend in, explained Dylan Brennan, who is now […]

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Peanut Allergy and the Skin: Q&A with Dr. Helen Brough

The skin may hold the answer to why some children develop peanut allergies before ever having peanuts, according to new research.

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A Force of Nature for Safe Travel with Allergies

When a United Airlines flight crew said they wouldn’t make an announcement to passengers that Lianne Mandelbaum’s son, Joshua, would be flying on board with a peanut allergy, they didn’t know who they were messing with. The angered mother found another way home and soon launched a petition on the website Care2 urging airlines to […]

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Food Allergies and the Good Enough Mother

When an allergy mom makes a food error, the guilt is all consuming. Can we ever get past the self-blame?

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High Success Rate in Peanut OIT Study

After six months of treatment, more than 80 percent of the children taking the therapy were able to eat at least five peanuts a day

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Lessons From a Teen Food Allergy Tragedy

Thirteen-year-old Natalie Giorgi was camping with a group of families in Sacramento, California when she ate a single bite of a Rice Krispies square. The peanut-allergic teen thought it tasted “funny”, and spat it out. The taste turned out to be peanut butter. At first Natalie didn’t show any symptoms and her mother gave her […]

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The Smurfs 2: OK or Not on Allergies?

There has been a lot of talk in the food allergy community about the new The Smurfs 2 movie because of a certain scene involving peanut allergy.

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