Legislation to Provide Allergy Medication in Schools is Crucial to Save Lives
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An act recently signed by President Obama will make it easier to provide epinephrine to children with severe food allergies in schools, even without a prescription. Physicians at Nationwide Children’s Hospital hope the act will encourage the remaining 20 states to pass legislation, incentivizing and, in some cases, requiring that schools to have this medication […]

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Navigating the holidays with food allergies
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Holidays are a particularly challenging time for us food-allergic individuals with so many desserts and homemade treats, casseroles and dips laid out on the table – largely without ingredient labels. Food-allergic children can feel left out of the traditional festivities, many of which center around food, and allergies can present a challenge for hosts, as […]

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Eating Out With A Peanut Allergy
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Eating out should be an enjoyable experience but if you have a peanut allergy you need to take extra precautions. Most people enjoy eating out with their family and friends. Michigan State University Extension encourages families and friends to eat together because of the many benefits of eating together. People eat better and are emotionally […]

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Almond Milk A Good Substitute For Dessert Lovers With Milk Allergy
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According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, millions of Americans have allergic reactions to food every year. While more common in young children and people with a family history, a true food allergy causes changes in the body’s immune system. An allergen, which is a protein in the troublesome food, sets off a chain […]

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