food allergy awareness

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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Halloween 2013: Food Allergy-Friendly Candies and Treats
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Allergic Living is the leading magazine for those with food allergies, celiac disease, gluten sensitivity or environmental allergies. It features in-depth articles, news and safe recipes. We’ve added some new favorites to our growing list this year. Trick or treat! – Courtney Born and Erin Stevenson of Allergic Living Editors’ Pick: Vermont Nut Free’s Crispy […]

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Food allergy tattoos?
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A company has begun marketing a line of temporary tattoos for kids that warns of food allergies. Good idea? Or not? Once upon a time, peanut butter and jelly sandwiches were as classic as Flintstones lunchboxes and obscenely sweet, technicolored cereal. Those cereals are still around, but peanut butter has joined the list of banned […]

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Food Allergy Awareness: Know the Six Steps to Save a Life
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Food allergy is a growing public health concern. As many as 15 million people have food allergies, including nearly 6 million children. The prevalence of food allergies and associated anaphylaxis are on the rise. The CDC reports an 18% increase in cases since 1997. Food allergies result in more than 300,000 ambulatory-care visits a year […]

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Doctors Health Press Releases Statement in Honor of Food Allergy Awareness Week
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Doctors Health Press,recently released a statement in honor of Food Allergy Awareness week. Food allergies are common in the U.S.—so common that one week in May is dedicated to food allergy awareness. For many, allergies are usually of the milder kind; but for those who have an anaphylactic reaction to an allergen, life can be […]

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Mom is raising awareness of food allergies
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One local mom continues to work hard to raise awareness around food allergies. Michelle Stubbs shares her story of her child’s egg allergy and tells how she was introduced to the daunting world of food allergies.  It happened when she was feeding her daughter Sierra egg for the first time the day after her first […]

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