Allergic to Christmas: Trees, Treats Can Trigger Reactions

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Re-posted from an article on ABC News, written by Lauren Browne, M.D.  For the full article, click here. The holiday season is in full swing. And while many people around the nation gear up for a joyful time with family and friends, those with allergies prepare for an onslaught of wheezes and sneezes…

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Give the Gift of Peace of Mind this year with Medical ID under $30!

American Medical ID now has a special gift ideas page where every product is under $30, engraving is absolutely free, and, if you order now, will be delivered in time for Christmas! Who should wear a medical ID? If you have ongoing medical conditions, drug or food allergies, or are…

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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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Nut-Free Halloween: Tips & Treats to Keep Allergic Children Safe

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This is a re-post of an article on Veria Living by Katie Ginder-Vogel.  Halloween can be very frightening for children with food allergies and their parents.  With a little planning, Halloween can be both fun and safe.  Be sure your child is also wearing a medical ID.  Here’s to a very Happy…

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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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How You can Make Life Safer for Kids with Food Allergies

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This article was recently published in US News. The author, Tamara Duker Freuman, MS, RD, CDN, is a NYC-based registered dietitian whose clinical practice specializes in digestive disorders, Celiac Disease, and food intolerances. Her personal blog, www.tamaraduker.com, focuses on healthy eating and gluten-free living. It Takes a Village To Raise a Child (With…

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Could Sucking Your Baby’s Pacifier Cut Allergy Risk?

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Where exactly does an allergy risk come from? Researchers aren’t sure exactly, but according to a new study, exposure to environmental germs might have something to do with it. Some parents are actually fighting the risk by sucking on their baby’s pacifier. by Sydney Lupkin, ABC News We’ve all seen it.…

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American Medical ID on CBS TV Show Elementary

Blink a couple times and you may have missed it, but American Medical ID was on the TV show Elementary during the May 2nd episode “A Landmark Story”. A woman was wearing her purple Silicone Flex medical ID bracelet as she was jogging in New York’s Central Park. The woman wore…

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May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month

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Each year, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) declares May to be National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month. It’s a peak season for asthma and allergy sufferers, and a perfect time to educate your patients, family, friends, co-workers and others about these diseases. Many asthma and allergy sufferers wear a medical ID jewelry in order to communicate…

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