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10 Tips For Travelling With Food Allergies

10 Tips For Travelling With Food Allergies

With the holidays approaching, many families will be travelling over the next few weeks. Travelling with food allergies can feel risky to some, but wi ...
DIY Epipen Belt Ideal For Smaller Kids

DIY Epipen Belt Ideal For Smaller Kids

Some school boards allow children as young as 4 years old to self-carry Epipens. This leaves many allergy-parents searching for comfortable Epipen hol ...
Red Meat Allergy From Tick Bites Increasing

Red Meat Allergy From Tick Bites Increasing

Cases of the Alpha-gal Syndrome, known as a red meat allergy linked to tick bites, are increasing. The Vanderbilt’s Asthma, Sinus and Allergy Program ...
LEAP Study Leads to New Peanut Products For Babies

LEAP Study Leads to New Peanut Products For Babies

The announcement of the LEAP-ON study results on March 8, 2016 has come with a wave of new peanut products marketed towards parents wanting to introdu ...
Planning Play Dates With Food Allergies

Planning Play Dates With Food Allergies

From Play Dates to Parties… a safe milieu is paramount. It’s difficult for children with food allergies to conceptualize why they cannot have what ...
How To Host An Allergy-Friendly Party

How To Host An Allergy-Friendly Party

How do I host an Allergy-Friendly Holiday Party? Hosting guests with food allergies and other dietary restrictions can seem overwhelming or intimid ...
Why Teens Delay Using Epinephrine

Why Teens Delay Using Epinephrine

In response to a question from a parent: "My son always seems to delay the use of his epipen even though he knows he needs to use it. He carries it in ...

Peanut Free Candy

My wife has multiple food allergies and I'd like to get her something special for Valentine's Day. It seems like chocolate is out of the question. Any ...
Food Allergy Travel Reader Question

Food Allergy Travel Reader Question

Reader question: anyone ever deal with food allergy travel? Following are hints and tips on making vacation planning easier. ...
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