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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 · 1 comment
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...
 
15 Easy Ways to Get Involved for Food Allergy Awareness Week
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. May 8, 2014 12:06 PM
May 11-17 is Food Allergy Awareness Week. Join Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) and the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) in educating others about the prevalence and seriousness of food allergies and anaphylaxis and related allergic...
 
Congress Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Recognize Awareness Month
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. May 6, 2014 2:24 PM
May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month! To recognize the importance of spreading awareness, the co-chairs of the Congressional Allergy and Asthma Caucus have introduced a bipartisan resolution to officially recognize May as Awareness...
 
2014 Faces of Food Allergies Awareness Campaign
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. May 5, 2014 1:27 PM · 4 comments
May 11 - 17 is Food Allergy Awareness Week The Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) fourth annual Faces of Food Allergies campaign is now officially open! Join our photo-sharing event to show that children with food allergies can live full and happy lives...
 
Your Help Is Needed for Tornado Victims in the South and Midwest
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. April 30, 2014 4:40 PM
When  Kids With Food Allergies  created a  disaster relief committee  made up of volunteers throughout the country, it included some of our food allergy parents and members with asthma who had been through the Colorado wild fires...
 
 
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