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5 Steps for Managing Food Allergies at Ballgames: Perspective from a Mom

Going to your hometown baseball game to catch your favorite team in action may be a tradition for some families, but may also be a worrisome time for those with food allergies. We spoke with Lisa Giuriceo about how her family manages their daughter’s food allergies, while still enjoying their favorite pastimes. Her daughter, Patricia, is a 14 year old teenager who is allergic to wheat, eggs, fish, peanuts, tree nuts, oats, rye, barley peas, green beans and sesame seeds. ... Read more

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  • New Advice For Preventing Peanut Allergy In Young Children

    Fortunately, recent research has shown that by introducing peanut protein into the diet early in life, we can stop many kids from developing peanut allergy in the first place. In response, new guidelines have been released to help parents and doctors do just that.... Read more
  • Didactic sessions enhance school personnel's food allergy knowledge

    A didactic educational session led to a significant improvement in how much private school employees knew about food allergies, regardless of their education level and whether they were a parent, according to findings presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. ... Read more
  • Secondhand Smoke Linked to Food Allergies in Kids

    Exposure to secondhand smoke in the first few weeks of life could boost the risk that kids will develop food allergies, a new study suggests. "Early life exposure to secondhand smoke is a well-established risk factor for asthma and, in some studies, for allergic sensitization and eczema in children," said study co-author Anna Bergstrom. She is from the Karolinska Institute in Sweden.... Read more

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