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Tackle asthma triggers before you head to or host events to ensure that you have a healthy and happy holiday season.
Grandma and the nut tray; a friend’s potluck; your boss and the gluteny restaurant. Holidays can be an allergy minefield. Not to worry, we’ve got 12 ways to say ‘No’.
The skin may hold the answer to why some children develop peanut allergies before ever having peanuts, according to new research.
An investigation of the most misunderstood food allergen, and how to protect milk-allergic kids at school.
Q. I have a soy allergy, and find that many personal care products, such as shampoos and body wash, contain soy. How concerned do I need to be about soy in these types of products?
Q: I’m a chef and often serve food to allergic customers. Is it safe for those with shellfish allergies to consume sea salt? I’ve read that it can contain a microscopic type of shellfish.
Q: Over the past year, I started getting a terribly itchy mouth if I ate apples or pears or celery. Now carrots and potatoes, too! My doctor says this is a form of food allergy, related to my pollen allergies. Can you help me understand this? I’m concerned about what’s OK to eat.
Q: I’m a university student with food allergies. I’ve heard that if you accidentally eat a food with your allergen while also drinking alcohol, your allergic reaction will be worse. Why would that happen?
Q: My son goes to high school this fall and wants to try out for the football team. He has peanut and nut allergies, so is there a risk of him coming in contact with nut residue on the ball? Other boys will eat products containing these foods.
Living at university can be daunting for special-diet students. But the good news is that, from searchable online menus to purple free-from zones, colleges are starting to get with the allergy-friendly program.