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Does Your State Protect Students with Asthma and Food Allergies? Free Webinar
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. July 23, 2014 11:37 AM
    Register Now August 12, 2014 at 1pm Eastern | 10 am Pacific   Food allergies, asthma, and environmental allergies at school present serious concerns. Some states are better than others when it comes to supporting students with these...
 
Preparing for School with Food Allergies and Asthma (Video and Resources)
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. July 9, 2014 2:42 PM
Kids With Food Allergies (KFA), a division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America hosted a free educational webinar on July 1, 2014 featuring guest speakers David Stukus, MD and Michael Pistiner, MD. The presentation below answers common...
 
Join Us as We Take Strides for Safe Kids - Sept. 7th
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. July 2, 2014 8:12 AM · 1 comment
Are you in the greater Philadelphia area? Please join us on Sunday, September 7th as we take Strides for Safe Kids! It's our 6th Annual Mall Walk and Expo at Plymouth Meeting Mall, PA. Register now by going to  www.stridesforsafekids.org .  ...
 
Looking for Volunteers to Join our Forum Leadership Team!
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. June 23, 2014 12:18 PM
You can help us keep children with food allergies safe and healthy - become an KFA Volunteer Community Host! Volunteers are the lifeblood of Kids With Food Allergies. Community Hosts work as a team to educate families who are raising children with...
 
Free Webinar: Back to School with Food Allergies and Asthma
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. June 23, 2014 11:38 AM · 1 comment
About This Event RSVP:   Reserve your seat by registering WHEN:  Tuesday, July 1, 2014 TIME:  1:00 pm Eastern time WHERE:  Your computer, iOS or Android device Now is the time to prepare and plan for the next school year! Learn how...
 
Flying with Food Allergies (Video and Resources)
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. June 20, 2014 1:22 PM
Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) , a division of the  Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America  hosted a free educational webinar on June 17, 2014 featuring guest speakers Matthew Greenhawt, MD, MMSc, and Laurel Francoeur, JD. The...
 
A Message for Fathers Raising Kids With Food Allergies
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. June 15, 2014 10:00 AM
Wishing all the dads raising kids with food allergies a very special day!
 
Food Network Competitor Chef Luca Della Casa  Takes on Food Allergies
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. June 13, 2014 11:57 AM · 4 comments
Food Network Competitor Chef Luca Della Casa Takes on Food Allergies If you’ve been watching the tenth season of The Next Food Network Star competition, you’ve probably seen Chef Luca Della Casa (and enjoyed his wonderful Italian accent)....
 
KFA Applauds PA State Sen. Folmer and the Education Committee for Moving Pennsylvania Epinephrine in Schools Bill, HB 803
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. June 9, 2014 11:16 AM
Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) Applauds PA State Sen. Folmer and the Education Committee for Moving Epinephrine in Schools Bill, HB 803 Last week, Pennsylvania’s State Senate Education Committee successfully reported a bill, HB 803 that would...
 
Flying with Food Allergies (Free Webinar)
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. June 5, 2014 7:25 PM
If the thought of flying with a child with food allergy causes you worry, please register for this free meeting. The speakers are Dr. Matthew Greenhawt, a pediatric allergist, and attorney Laurel Francoeur. Dr. Greenhawt will review the medical issues...
 
Medical Identification Jewelry for Kids with Food Allergies
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. June 4, 2014 1:55 PM
Hope Paige  Medical ID Marketplace will donate 20% of all bracelet sales to Kids With Food Allergies at no additional cost to you, if you enter their site from this link:   https://www.hopepaige.com/partner/kfa     Hope...
 
Anaphylaxis: Severe Allergic Reactions (Handout)
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. June 3, 2014 2:24 PM
This free two-page handout is filled with essential information about anaphylaxis, a severe allergic reaction that can be life-threatening. Symptoms of Anaphylaxis Being Prepared for Anaphylaxis Common Causes of Anaphylaxis Knowing How to Treat...
 
Largest Patient Support Organization for Food Allergies and Related Conditions
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. May 29, 2014 2:28 PM
  Thank you to all of our members and supporters! You make it possible for us to spread food allergy awareness, education and support.     Who We Are The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, an independent, not-for-profit health...
 
New Coalition Launches During National Eosinophil Awareness Week
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. May 21, 2014 6:38 PM
A new coalition for patients launched during National Eosinophil Awareness Week. Kids With Food Allergies is one of the member organizations of this new coalition.   Patient Advocacy Groups Unite in Support of Those with Rare...
 
Jerome Bettis, Sanofi US and Allergy Foundation Launch Severe, Life-Threatening Allergies Quiz
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. May 21, 2014 2:17 PM
– What’s Your AQ ? Answers Common Anaphylaxis Questions During National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month –   BRIDGEWATER, N.J., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Professional football icon Jerome Bettis, the Asthma and Allergy...
 
Jo Frost Talks About Managing Life-Threatening Food Allergies
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. May 19, 2014 2:41 PM · 1 comment
Jo Frost, also known as Supernanny, shared her insights with us about living with food allergies herself and tips for parents raising children with food allergies.   Childcare expert and child advocate Jo Frost, also known to many of her...
 
5 Shareable Images for Food Allergy Awareness Week
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. May 10, 2014 5:02 PM · 1 comment
As part of our awareness activities for Food Allergy Awareness Week (May 11-17), we've created the following infographics for you to share on social media.   Together, we can raise awareness about the serious nature of food allergy and the need...
 
How Allergy and Asthma Smart Are You?
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. May 10, 2014 4:32 PM · 1 comment
Take and share our " How Allergy and Asthma Smart Are You? " quiz! It is a quick way to find out how much you know about food allergy, anaphylaxis, asthma and other allergic diseases. You'll be entered to win a $100 Amazon.com gift card and earn bonus...
 
Creating Wellness Policies That Are Safer for Students with Food Allergy
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. May 9, 2014 12:52 PM · 1 comment
We are looking out for children with food allergies in schools!  We recently filed a formal comment on the federal government's proposal to improve wellness at school. Our bottom line:  Schools should develop policies that make schools...
 
A Child With Food Allergies Must Be Food Allergy Aware Every Single Day
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. May 9, 2014 12:24 PM
While May 11-17 is Food Allergy Awareness Week, a child with food allergies must be food allergy aware every single day. During this week dedicated to raising awareness of food allergies, please help us continue to change lives. Thanks to your support...
 
 
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