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Fending Off Unexpected Asthma Triggers Key to Successful College Initiation

Arriving at college for freshman year, no matter how well prepared, can lead to some unexpected surprises.

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6 Steps to a Successful Field Trip with Food Allergies

First published in Allergic Living’s Spring 2016 magazine; to subscribe click here. For the related Canadian article, 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 Programs” recommend that schools […]

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Olympian Fencer Aldo Montano: En Garde for Dairy

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. […]

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Microbiome Study Holds High Hopes for Celiac Prevention

Dr. Fasano: “We hope to eventually prevent celiac disease before it begins.”

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Lessons from a Peanut Kiss Death: Boyfriend Didn’t Know of Allergy

Mother of warns of precautions and communication needed to prevent tragedies like her daughter’s.

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Nickel Allergy: A Rash on the Digital Age

Our embrace of wireless gadgets and modern medical implants is exposing us to nickel, the highly sensitizing metal, as never before.

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Teens Speak Up About Averting Food Allergy Tragedies

We sought out the teenage perspective on staying safe with food allergies.

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5 Reasons Patients Shun Critical Food Allergy Testing

Allergist Dr. Scott Sicherer decided to find out why.

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Allergy-Friendly Painting: How to Skip the VOCs

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 […]

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Wild Weather and Our Allergies and Asthma

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.

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