“To My Date: I Have Food Allergies”: Teens Share Perspective on Dating with Food Allergies

Valentine's Day is right around the corner. Dating can be a worrying time for those who have food allergies. Whether you are the one with a food allergy or the one dating someone with a food allergy, it may be a difficult but necessary discussion to have.... Read more


  • What to do when your child has an allergy emergency

    When kids are at risk of severe allergic reactions, all their caregivers should have a written action plan and epinephrine auto-injectors readily available, according to new reports from the American Academy of Pediatrics. The reports include a new “universal” action plan for doctors to give parents, to help ensure they’re ready to manage a life-threatening reaction called anaphylaxis.... Read more
  • LEAP Co-Author: How Not to Stress Out About Early Peanut Introduction

    Dr. George Du Toit is the co-author of the LEAP study that found that eating peanut from infancy, as opposed to avoiding it until a child is older, helps to reduce the risk of peanut allergy in a child’s lifetime.... Read more
  • New guidelines to prevent peanut allergies in kids

    New guidelines turning conventional wisdom on its head may help prevent life-threatening peanut allergies in future generations of children. The guidelines from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), published today, call for introducing peanuts early into the diets of infants in order to reduce the risk they will go on to develop that allergy.... Read more

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