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Father Takes on 3K Burpee Challenge for Food Allergy Cause

Food allergy parent puts his endurance to the test for a cause.

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McDonald’s Canada Says Changes Mean All Menu Items “May Contain” Allergens

Nuts or peanut products will no longer be packaged, allowing for cross-contact.

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LEAP Co-Author: How Not to Stress Out About Early Peanut Introduction

Dr. George Du Toit is the co-author of the LEAP study that found that eating peanut from infancy, as opposed to avoiding it until a child is older, helps to reduce the risk of peanut allergy in a child’s lifetime. From the 600-plus children enrolled in LEAP to the continuing work in his clinic in […]

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Accidental Allergy Exposure: From Fear to First Injection and Big Life Lessons

How a sister’s quick thinking saved the day.

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Answering Parents’ Big Questions on Safely Introducing Peanut to Babies

New guidelines for the early introduction of peanut foods to children as a way to prevent peanut allergy were published on January 5, 2017. In the food allergy community, this had led to an outpouring of concern – since the possibility of allergic reactions in babies is anxiety-inducing – along with some smart and specific […]

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New Guidelines on Introducing Kids to Peanut Early, and When to Allergy Test

Feeding from 4 to 6 months aimed at preventing this pervasive allergy.

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Why One Family Is Taking on American Airlines and Its Food Allergy Policy

DOT complaint targets denial of preboarding as breach of Air Carrier Access Act.

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Giorgi Family on Lawsuit and Natalie’s Impact on Allergy Advocacy, Research

After $15M settlement in tragedy, family will support allergy research, awareness.

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How to Introduce Peanuts or Nuts When a Sibling Has Allergies

Q. My husband and daughter have severe allergies to peanuts and tree nuts. Our youngest just had a skin test and does not have a peanut or tree nut allergy. Since he is at higher risk with our family history, the allergist recommended that I start to introduce peanuts and nuts into my son’s diet  to […]

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How to Introduce Peanuts or Nuts When a Sibling Has Allergies

Q. My husband and daughter have severe allergies to peanuts and tree nuts. Our youngest just had a skin test and does not have a peanut or tree nut allergy. Since he is at higher risk with our family history, the allergist recommended that I start to introduce peanuts and nuts into my son’s diet  to […]

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