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Arriving at college for freshman year, no matter how well prepared, can lead to some unexpected surprises.
First published in Allergic Living’s Spring 2016 magazine with our “Field Trips and Food Allergies” feature. For Canadian school tips, click here. While field trips have the potential for danger, they are an important part of your child’s education, and worth the effort. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s “Voluntary Guidelines for Managing Food Allergies In Schools and Early Care and Education […]
One of the most exciting competitions at the Rio Summer Games will be fencing, and Italy’s Aldo Montano has long been one of the top contenders in the sabre category. The intense 37-year-old is the third-generation of his family to compete in this sport at the Olympic level, and he’s already succeeded in winning four medals. […]
Our embrace of wireless gadgets and modern medical implants is exposing us to nickel, the highly sensitizing metal, as never before.
Allergic Living’s primer on how to brighten your walls and your world – without the toxic VOCs. Originally published in Allergic Living magazine. When it comes to sprucing up your home, nothing gives you more bang for your buck than a fresh coat of paint- but if you or others in your household have asthma or sensitivity to chemicals, you’re […]
Climate change is driving our planet’s surge in hurricanes, wildfires, deluges and droughts. It is a new environment of extremes, where mold, pollen and pollution proliferate. And who feels the direct health effects, those with allergies and asthma.