Entrepreneur’s food allergy was catalyst for the sweet taste of business success
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DEALING with her own food allergy inspired an entrepreneur to create a range of health food bars. Steph Croft-Simon, 25, was so busy some days she did not have time to stop for a proper meal. The former Headington School and D’Overbroeck’s College pupil said: “I have an intolerance to dairy products, so have to […]

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Know Your Food Allergy Rights: U.S. Schools
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Keeping a food-allergic child safe and included in all school activities requires considerable planning. But fortunately, you do not have to go it alone. Thanita Glancey, president of the Loudoun Allergy Network in Virginia, has gained expertise in school allergy accommodations through years of advocacy work. She walks us through the steps that are essential […]

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Hopkins researchers trying to curb milk allergies
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Steven Mangold and Christian Hwang were diagnosed with severe cow’s milk allergies as young boys. Both initially fared well after months of experimental treatment at the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center that exposed them gradually to more and more milk. Nearly three years later, Steven is still doing well. He can consume unlimited amounts of milk […]

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New treatment strategies for food allergies in development
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Food allergies affect roughly 4% of all children and are a serious and often life-threatening health issue, according to a recent report published in The Lancet. “In most children, this disorder is mainly mediated by [immunoglobulin E], but some children have non-[immunoglobulin E]-mediated cell-mediated allergy presenting with gastrointestinal symptoms,” researchers wrote. “The two most common […]

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Allergies, Asthma Show Links to ADHD: Study
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All three conditions on the rise, but it’s unclear whether ADHD risk is affected by others. Boys diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder are more likely also to have asthma, allergies and skin infections than youngsters without ADHD, a new study finds, suggesting a possible link between these conditions. Of those in the study, boys newly diagnosed […]

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Safety tattoos, bands warn of kids’ deadly allergies
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In a child allergic to peanuts, one taste of peanut butter could cause a deadly reaction. So parents are coming up with temporary tattoos and other ways to help protect kids with severe food allergies. Parents whose kids have severe food allergies know they can’t be too careful — in a child allergic to peanuts, […]

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Food Allergies at School
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Learn about some important considerations for dealing with a child’s food allergies at school. Food allergies have been becoming more common over the past few decades, now affecting approximately 4% of all children. Food allergy is a common cause of anaphylaxis at school, with close to 20% of students with food allergies experiencing a reaction. […]

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Product Recall of Kroger’s Break ‘N Bake Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Due to Peanut Butter Cup Cookie
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Due to Peanut Butter Cup Cookie Dough Mispacked into Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Packages. ConAgra Foods, in cooperation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), is recalling a limited number of Kroger’s Break ‘N Bake chocolate chip cookie dough packages due to peanut butter cup cookie dough inadvertently mispacked into chocolate chip cookie dough […]

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