You are viewing Allergic Living Canada | Switch to United States
Allergies, Asthma & Gluten-free

SIGN UP For Our Free e-Newsletter

Submit
Click To See Past Newsletters

Search Results for: section-feature

feature-hp.food-allergy-scaring-your-child

Your Child and Food Allergy Fears

How to prepare – not scare – your child about managing life.

Posted in Food Allergy | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment
feature-hp.marisa-silent-celiac

When Celiac is Silent

Some have so few symptoms that they don’t realize gluten is a big problem.

Posted in Celiac Disease | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment
90950530

Q&A: Is There A ‘Safe Level’ for Peanut in Foods?

Allergic Living magazine is closely following scientific investigations of whether it’s possible to identify a “safe level” of peanut in manufactured foods. Editor Gwen Smith wrote a feature article on this controversial topic in the Winter 11-12 issue of the magazine. Following are some key points from her interview with lead investigators Dr. Steve Taylor […]

Posted in Peanut & Tree Nut | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments
Dr. Ruchi Gupta

Expert Q&A: 1 in 13 Kids has Food Allergy

A study published the summer of 2011 finds that 8 percent of American children under the age of 18 have one or more food allergies. That means 5.9 million kids across the U.S. are at risk food-allergic reactions. That 8 percent finding is considerably higher than previously known. Earlier prevalence estimates that have found the […]

Posted in Food Allergy | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Q&A: WestJet and Food Allergies

Published: Dec. 9/10 Robert Palmer, WestJet’s manager of public relations, spoke with Allergic Living’s Gwen Smith about the details of his airline’s new forward-thinking food allergy policy. Allergic Living: I have to start by asking: Why did WestJet make these few policy changes that are quite groundbreaking in terms of food allergy accommodation? Robert Palmer: […]

Posted in Travel With Allergies | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment
home-slideshow.family-feud

Family Food Feud: Relatives and Allergies

When relatives don’t “get” your allergies, it’s a recipe for quarrels and broken bonds.

Posted in Food Allergy | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment
cold-hives

When The Cold Brings On Hives

For many, it can take years of itching and welts before finally being diagnosed with cold-induced hives.

Posted in Sting, Skin | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

A Rash of Cell Phone Allergies

Prolonged use of cellphones is leading to numerous nickel reactions of the face and jaw, an allergists’ conference is told. There are solutions.

Posted in Sting, Skin | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The Kids’ Birthday Party

In the Fall 2010 issue of Allergic Living, we turned to three allergy advocates and moms to help navigate the world of the kid’s birthday party. Gina Clowes, a Certified Life Coach and founder of AllergyMoms.com; Beatrice Povolo the director of marketing and communications for Anaphylaxis Canada and Susan Clemens, the moderator of AllergicLiving.com’s Forum […]

Posted in Eating Out | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Shellfish and Fish Allergies Explored

From the Allergic Living Archives. A quick test: what’s the most widespread food allergy in North America today? If you answered ‘peanut’, that’s incorrect. But you could hardly be blamed given that legume’s notoriety. The right answer is seafood – from fish to crustaceans and mollusks. At a time when every “must-try” new restaurant is […]

Posted in Seafood Allergies | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment