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How Parents Can Stop Their Children Developing a Deadly Nut Allergy

Children at risk usually have severe eczema or an aversion How parents can stop their children developing a deadly nut allergy revealed. Parents can stop their kids from developing a peanut allergy by feeding them the nuts when they are babies, according to new research. Children at risk – who …

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Parents May Lack Food Allergy Emergency Know.Every Body Need To Know It

Many don’t know how, when to use epinephrine, study finds. Many parents of children with food allergies say doctors did not discuss emergency care for their youngsters, a new study finds. It’s crucial that parents have a written emergency plan for home and school, the study authors said. “This is …

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Stanford University: Here How to Crack Peanut Allergy

Every three minutes, a food allergy reaction sends someone to the emergency room in the US. It’s an alarming statistic that worries parents and adults across the nation. In some extreme cases, mere nanograms of peanut protein can trigger a dangerous reaction and a mad dash to the hospital. The US …

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How to Tell If It’s Allergy or Infection

What to consider before you self-treat   If you have red, itchy eyes and it’s hay fever time, you likely assume that allergies are causing the problem — and that you can treat it on your own with over-the-counter eye drops. Unfortunately, it isn’t as simple as that. Even if you find a guide …

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HOW I KEEP MY ALLERGIC CHILD SAFE AT SCHOOL

Is your child heading to school with life-threatening food allergies this September like mine is? It’s a terrifying prospect – to give up the care of your child to other people, especially in a situation which could potentially be life-threatening. As a public school teacher who has seen some food …

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Report confirms Oreo products can cause Dairy allergy

MARYLAND –A local grocery chain has announced a voluntary recall of some Oreo varieties, due to allergy concerns. EAST HANOVER, N.J. – Two types of Oreo cookies are being pulled off store shelves after parent company Mondelēz issued a voluntary recall due to allergy risk. The company failed to list milk as …

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The Hard Truth About My New Dairy Allergy

The day after my birthday at the end of August, I went out for supper with my family at our favorite brew pub in our small town, just prior to a Bluegrass concert we were playing at the Times Square Gazebo. I asked the waitress to exclude dairy from preparing …

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25 Things Only a Food Allergy Parent Would Understand

1. You’re the one up late making cupcakes the night before a birthday party — and it’s not even your kid’s birthday! 2. You instinctively say, “No,” to the flight attendant before you’re even offered a snack. 3. You can ask, “What’s in this cookie?” in five different languages. 4. …

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A Letter to My Child With Food Allergies

Dear Son, You were diagnosed with life-threatening food allergies at the age of 4. You were unhappy about it, though you could not understand the significance of this diagnosis or how it would affect many aspects of your life. You were sad. You told me that you did not want …

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A Letter to My Child With Food Allergies

Dear Son, You were diagnosed with life-threatening food allergies at the age of 4. You were unhappy about it, though you could not understand the significance of this diagnosis or how it would affect many aspects of your life. You were sad. You told me that you did not want …

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