Managing Food Allergies

“Sometimes, it seems like life is all about having a food allergy. For most people, eating is one of life’s great pleasures. But for food-allergic families, the need for constant vigilance can take the joy out of mealtimes and special occasions. If you’ve just been diagnosed or recently had an anaphylactic reaction, you may be having an especially tough time. Here are a few tips to help...
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Back to School and Food Allergies

“Many of us are preparing to send our children back to school, but for parents of the more than six million children with a food allergy, back to school means more than just buying supplies and clothes. As Serese Cole reports in Health Check, it means making sure your student is safe at school.” Read the full article...
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Allergies, Asthma, and College

You’re a teenager with allergies or asthma and later this year you’ll be heading off to college. You may be thinking, “I have tons of time to get myself together before I leave.” Not so much. Start now to consider how you’ll shift gears. Read the full article on the ACAAI website...
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Pretzel Recall

Baptista’s Bakery, Inc. announced a voluntary recall of a limited number of 30 oz. Snack Factory® Original Pretzel Crisps® packages because they may contain undeclared milk ingredients. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume the affected product. See full recall information from the FDA...
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It’s Frozen, But Can I Let My Allergies Go? A Guide for Fall and Winter

The first freezes of the year herald the end of pollen season–congratulations, you made it! But Fall and Winter come with their own sources of allergy and asthma triggers. Now the things to look out for are mold, dust, Aunt Martha’s fruitcake, and holiday-associated culprits. See below for details.


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School Forms

With the start of school comes all the hustle and bustle of school supplies, fees, meet the teacher, and paperwork. While it’s an exciting time for most, it can also be a scary time for parents of children with food allergies, stinging insect allergies or asthma. Get your school forms completed before the start of school


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