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Study Proves Stocking Emergency Supplies of Epinephrine in Schools Saves Lives
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. November 14, 2014 8:30 AM
Study proves new policy works in large urban school system   ATLANTA, GA (November 7, 2014) – Millions of children across the country need emergency epinephrine at school because they could suffer a severe, potentially life-threatening...
 
You Might Be Allergic to Penicillin. Then Again, You Might Not
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. November 14, 2014 8:00 AM · 2 comments
More than 94 percent of patients thought they were allergic, but weren’t   ATLANTA, GA (November 7, 2014) – Many people have been told, incorrectly, that they’re allergic to penicillin, but have not had allergy testing. These...
 
Walt Disney Parks and Cruises to Stock EpiPens and Promote Food Allergy Awareness
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. November 13, 2014 5:02 PM
Mylan Signs Strategic Alliance Agreement with Walt Disney Parks and Resorts to Enhance Access to EpiPen® (epinephrine) Auto-Injectors EpiPen® Auto-Injector Locations Designated on Updated Guide Maps and Signage; New Multi-year Alliance to...
 
Orange is Not the New Black: Just Highly Allergenic for One Toddler
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. November 13, 2014 4:48 PM · 2 comments
Study highlights first report of severe allergic response to orange   ATLANTA, GA (November 7, 2014) – Many people don’t realize allergies and asthma go hand-in-hand, and about 90 percent of kids with asthma also have allergies. Even...
 
Best Treatments for Allergies? Some Doctors Don’t Even Know
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. November 13, 2014 4:25 PM · 8 comments
Study shows allergy myths are alive and well   ATLANTA, GA (November 7, 2014) – People who suffer from allergies want to keep up-to-date on the latest information regarding treatment, but it’s not always easy. Some doctors don’t...
 
Indoor Air Pollution in Homes Wreaks Havoc on Children’s Lungs
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. November 13, 2014 4:19 PM
Children with asthma and hay fever often struggle with their breathing. Add secondhand smoke, kerosene and biomass fuel to the mix and allergy and asthma symptoms increase. According to a study being presented at the American College of Allergy,...
 
Pennsylvania's Governor Signs Stock Epinephrine Law
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. November 5, 2014 12:27 PM · 1 comment
Dear Advocates, Thank you to all who took action to support epinephrine stocking in Pennsylvania schools! The bill HB 803, which allows schools to keep a supply of undesignated epinephrine auto-injectors for use in emergencies, has been approved by...
 
Study Links Peanut Allergy to Skin Gene Mutation and Household Peanut Dust
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. October 27, 2014 2:11 PM
Peanut in house dust linked to peanut allergy in children with skin gene mutation / eczema Infants with a specific skin gene mutation who are exposed to peanut protein in household dust may be more likely to develop a peanut allergy, according to a...
 
2014 Update on Egg Allergy and the Flu Vaccine
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. October 27, 2014 12:46 PM · 1 comment
Much has changed about the perceived safety of influenza vaccine in egg allergic individuals. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC), American Academy of Pediatrics, and American Allergy and College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology no longer...
 
Allergist Calls for Change After Saving Girl's Life During In-Flight Reaction
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. October 27, 2014 12:40 PM
On August 5, allergist Patricia Leonard was traveling with her three children on a United Airlines flight out of Dublin, headed home to Houston via Newark, following a vacation with family in Ireland. Two hours into the flight, the attendants had...
 
Feds Warn Schools On Bullying of Kids With Disabilities
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. October 27, 2014 12:31 PM
Feds Warn Schools On Bullying of Kids With Disabilities In response to an increasing number of complaints, federal officials are reminding the nation’s schools of their responsibilities to ensure that students with disabilities are not subjected...
 
Do You Have Health Insurance to Help Cover the Costs of Allergy Care?
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. October 17, 2014 6:49 PM
Open Enrollment Begins November 15th The next open enrollment period for health coverage under the  Affordable Care Act (ACA)  begins on November 15, 2014. By using the  Health Insurance Marketplace , you can compare coverage and costs...
 
Early Epinephrine Means Fewer Hospitalizations for Kids with Food Allergies
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. October 9, 2014 12:21 PM
Importantly, only 17% of patients treated with epinephrine before arriving to the ED were hospitalized compared to 43% who were treated first in the ED, a significant difference. Researchers investigated the impact and potential benefits of early...
 
EoE Developed in Patients with IgE-Mediated Food Allergy After OIT
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. October 8, 2014 5:48 PM · 1 comment
Eosinophilic esophagitis occurred in nearly 3% of patients with immunoglobulin E-mediated food allergy who had undergone oral immunotherapy in a recent study.   Read the full article on Healio: EoE developed in patients with IgE-mediated food...
 
Peanut Allergy Dangers Rise with Temperatures; Specific Proteins That Trigger Allergic Reactions Identified
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. October 1, 2014 11:26 AM · 1 comment
A team of researchers from Oxford University revealed the dangers of dry roasted peanuts and published their study in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.   Peanut Allergy Dangers Rise with Temperatures; Specific Proteins That Trigger...
 
What Do Nannies Know about Food Allergies?
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. October 1, 2014 8:13 AM
AAAAI & JACI: In Practice Publish First Known Study on Food Allergies and Nannies Nannies have “good grasp” of basic food allergies but some misconceptions are dangerous   Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) September 30, 2014.  Food...
 
Does Milk Allergy Affect Bone Health?
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. September 15, 2014 6:15 PM · 6 comments
In a study recently published in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (JACI) , researchers studied the effects of a milk free diet on bone health in young adult patients who had an IgE-mediated cow's milk allergy.  Since their...
 
Possible Allergic Reactions to Antibiotics in Food
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. September 15, 2014 6:13 PM · 1 comment
People with food allergies always have to watch what they eat. Now, they may have to watch what their fruits and vegetables eat, as it seems it’s possible to have an allergic reaction to antibiotic residues in food.   An article published...
 
AllergyEats Food Allergy Conference for Restaurateurs & Food Service Professionals
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. September 15, 2014 4:23 PM
  Tuesday, October 21, 2014   Beginning at 8:00 a.m.  Radisson Martinique on Broadway  49 W 32nd Street, New York City     AllergyEats' Food Allergy Conference for restaurateurs, university dining directors & food...
 
Too Many Kids with Asthma, Food Allergies Lack School Emergency Plans
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. September 13, 2014 1:44 PM
Too many kids with asthma, food allergies lack school emergency plans Schools without health plans are unprepared to handle life-threatening emergencies   CHICAGO --- Only one in four students with asthma and half of children with food allergies...
 
 
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