5 Food Allergy Bloggers You Should Follow

5 food allergy bloggers you should be following According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, allergies are one of the most common chronic diseases. As many as many as 30 percent of adults and 40 percent of children in the U.S. are affected. As with other chronic conditions,…

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Celebrating child life professionals this March

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“Children process information from the world around them much differently than adults,” explains the Child Life Council. “They have distinct needs for managing the effects of stress and trauma.” Child life specialists are pediatric health care workers who help kids and their families manage to deal with chronic illness, hospitalization…

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Confessions of a Food Allergy Mom

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I am a food allergy mom. I have two sons who couldn’t be more different from each other. The oldest is a sensitive, introspective, timid soul, while the youngest is an outgoing rough-and-tumble kid. The oldest has been relatively healthy so far, while the youngest has dealt with severe eczema,…

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Favorite Halloween Treats from Food Allergy Bloggers

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Holidays can be scary if you have a child with food allergies or dietary restrictions. But it doesn’t have to be when you prepare yourself with allergy-friendly Halloween treats. Between trick-or-treating and Halloween parties, there are plenty of opportunities to eat sweet treats. Here are just a few examples of how…

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Peanut and Tree Nut Free Candy List

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With Halloween just over a week away, it’s important for parents of children with peanut and other tree-nut allergies to know which candies are safe for their children to eat. Here’s a list of 36 of our favorite peanut and tree nut free candies. Bon apetit! Peanut and Tree-Nut Free…

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12 Halloween Tips for Parents of Children with Food Allergies

Halloween Tips

This article is re-posted from www.kidswithfoodallergies.org. How to take the tricks out of treats when your child has food allergies Halloween can be a tricky time for a growing number of children who have food allergies. Today, one in 12 children, or six to eight million kids, are affected by…

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Allergy Awareness Day at the Ballpark: Chicago

This just in from Chicago White Sox: The Chicago White Sox will host an Allergy Awareness Day presented by Mylan, LP on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 3:10 p.m. against the Cleveland Indians. Fans interested in purchasing tickets and seating in the peanut-free section should email or call Dustin Milliken at…

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Food Allergy Bullying: It’s Real and It’s Not a Joke

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Brought to you by our friends at FARE, Food Allergy Research & Education: Food allergy bullying is a growing problem in schools across the country. About a third of kids with food allergies report that they have been bullied specifically because of their allergies. FARE’s “It’s Not a Joke” Campaign…

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