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Raise Awareness, Understanding and Support for People Living with Asthma and Allergic Diseases
May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month Many Americans are not aware of the seriousness of asthma, and if you are one of the 22+ million people living with this chronic disease, you’ve felt the frustration of some people just not...
 
Food Allergy Testing - What You Need to Know (Video & Resources)
Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) , a division of the  Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America  hosted a free educational webinar on April 16, 2014 featuring guest speaker David Stukus, MD. Dr. Stukus reviewed the different types of food...
 
Everything You Need to Know About Epinephrine (Video & Resources)
Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) , a division of the  Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America hosted a free educational webinar on February 26, 2014 featuring two of our medical advisors, Michael Pistiner, MD, and Angela Nace, PharmD. They...
 
Kisses, Candies and Parties: Talk with Your Food-Allergic Child to Prevent Allergy Emergencies
Valentine's Day can bring kisses, cards with candy attached and party treats - Will you be talking with your child or teen with food allergies about how to stay safe for Valentine's Day? Open communication about avoiding allergic triggers and being...
 
Children with Food Allergies: What Parents Need to Know
Children with Food Allergies: What Parents Need to Know   This free two-page handout is filled with essential information for parenting a food allergic child.Understanding the Basics of Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis (Severe...
 
Food Allergy School Health Plans: 504 vs IHCP (Video and Resources)
Kids With Food Allergies (KFA)  , a division of the  Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America hosted a free educational webinar on January 14, 2014 featuring guest speaker Laurel Francoeur, Esq,  co-founder of Greenlaurel Solutions,...
 
504 Plans, IHCPs, ECPs: Food Allergy School Health Care Plans
School Health Care Plans for Your Child with Food Allergies How to Create a Comprehensive School Health Care Plan for your Child with Food Allergiesby Lynda Mitchell, MA A school health plan will identify the types of responsibilities, training and...
 
Using a Food Diary to Help Sort Food Allergies Out
Is It Allergy? by David Hauswirth, MD, FAAAAI  There are times when a patient thinks they are reacting to a food or having symptoms as a result of eating certain foods. In these cases, food diaries – or, perhaps more accurately,...
 
Help Twice as Many Children with Food Allergies
FOUR DAYS ONLY: Your Gift Will Be Matched!  Dear Friend of Kids With Food Allergies, You are why we can help families with children with food allergies live healthier and safer lives. Now until the end of December, every dollar you donate...
 
2013 Food Allergy Webinar Series Highlights
OUR EDUCATIONAL WEBINAR SERIES TEACHES PRACTICAL FOOD ALLERGY MANAGEMENT The mission of Kids With Food Allergies is to improve the day-to-day lives of families raising children with food allergies and empower them to create a safe and healthy future...
 
You Can Save Lives. Indeed, Our Donors Already Have.
by Lynda offline
You Can Save Lives. Indeed, Our Donors Already Have. Please give generously so that someday, all families will be prepared to handle emergencies and know how to keep their children with food allergies safe and healthy. Until a cure is found, we...
 
Anaphylaxis in America Research Study Review with Dr. Robert Wood (Video and Resources)
Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) and the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America hosted a free educational webinar on November 18, 2013 featuring guest speaker Robert A. Wood, MD, chief of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology at Johns Hopkins. Dr....
 
Helping Allergy Families Affected by the Illinois Storms
Kids With Food Allergies (KFA), a division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, is asking you to help our fellow families in Illinois who have been burdened, displaced or evacuated due to severe storms and tornadoes. Families who have...
 
New Federal Law Encourages Schools to Stock Undesignated Epinephrine for Allergy Emergencies
School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act Has Been Signed into Law President Obama has signed the School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act into federal law.  Thank you to all who took action to help this important federal legislation move one...
 
School Laws Protecting Students with Food Allergies
School Laws Protecting Students with Food Allergies  by Lynda Mitchell When it comes to creating a safe school environment for food-allergic students, some schools are more cooperative and informed than others. In an effort to keep students with...
 
Hidden Names for
Hidden Names That Contain Milk Kids With Food Allergies, a division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, has updated its free PDF guides on how to read a label for milk allergy. Foods covered by the FDA labeling laws that contain...
 
Free Webinar: A Look at the Landmark Study Anaphylaxis in America with Dr. Robert Wood
FREE WEBINAR! Anaphylaxis in America: A Look at the Landmark Study for Parents and Patients Join us via your computer or mobile device RSVP: www4.gotomeeting.com/register/755375335 Date: November 18, 2013 Time: 4 pm Eastern | 1 9m Pacific ...
 
New Study Shows Nearly 1-in-50 Americans At-Risk of Severe Allergic Reaction
  DATE: October 21, 2013 FROM: AAFA External Affairs CONTACT: AAFA NEW STUDY SHOWS NEARLY 1-IN-50 AMERICANS AT-RISK OF SEVERE ALLERGIC REACTIONS Anaphylaxis is More Common than Many Thought, Most Patients are Not Prepared October 21, 2013,...
 
From Confusion to Confidence: Taking Control of Your Child’s Food Allergies
 In this video, Heidi Bayer, a parent whose teenage daughter has a severe food allergy, shares her experiences and how she found the right resources when she first learned that her baby had a severe food allergy. Heidi Bayer is a board member of...
 
Asthma and Food Allergy Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention (Video and Resources)
Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) hosted a free educational webinar on October 17, 2013 featuring guest speaker David Stukus, Director of the Specialty Asthma Clinic, Nationwide Children's Hospital, and a member of KFA's Medical Advisory Team. Dr. Stukus...
 
 
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