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Canadian Researchers Talk To Teens with Food Allergies About Staying Safe

Kids With Food Allergies ·
As parents of children with food allergies, we often come to the KFA Community when our kids are young. Someday, they will be teenagers and moving towards independent adulthood. But as teenagers, they are at a higher risk for fatal food allergy...
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College Student with Food Allergies Relies on Friends to Help Keep Herself Safe

Kids With Food Allergies ·
How is Valentine's Day different when you are diagnosed with multiple food allergies at 19? Kylee Christensen is 21 and is a college junior studying criminal justice in Illinois. At 19, she had a severe allergic reaction and was diagnosed allergic to multiple foods. Kids With Food Allergies and Kylee recently chatted online about how she manages romance, food allergies and college friendships while away at school. We spotted Kylee when she posted a picture of an "emergency box" she keeps in...
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Dating Decisions: Ways Teens with Food Allergies Can Stay Safe

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Dating as a teenager should be fun. But for a teenager with food allergies, dating can be tough, especially around food-centric holidays like Valentine’s Day. While many teenagers take for granted many parts of dating—like where to eat, where to go or even kissing—those with food allergies have to think ahead. Parents should help teens develop a plan for talking to dates about their allergies. Teens should also be sure to bring their emergency medication with them. And if...
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Glass Mosaic Created for KFA, AAFA to Be Unveiled at May 30 Celebration

Kids With Food Allergies ·
When Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) became part of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) two years ago, its leadership knew that someday they would want something unique created to signify the uplifting spirit and philosophy of KFA...
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Food Allergy Research Roundup 2017 Quarter 1

KFA News Team ·
Kids With Food Allergies will recap some of the top research in food allergies every three months. Here is a look at studies reported between January and March. Read about teens and food allergy, peanut allergy, secondhand smoke and more.
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Teen-Created Art Mural Spotlights KFA Anniversary, Future Path

Kids With Food Allergies ·
All children deserve to be empowered to forge a bright, healthy, creative future. And in a wonderful example of how two organizations are coming together to mark this idea in a very special way, Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) is celebrating its 10th...
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Valentine's Day With Food Allergies Declassified: Kisses, Candies and Parties

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Valentine's Day has long been associated with kisses, candy, parties and special treats. For children with food allergies, this can mean being left out or feeling unsafe. With some advanced planning, you can keep your sweethearts with food allergies safe and included. Use open communication with your child and their caregivers to reduce the chances of a food allergy reaction. Whether toddler, teen or somewhere in between, make a plan to keep your loved ones safe this Valentine's Day: 1. At...
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Re: Teen-Created Art Mural Spotlights KFA Anniversary, Future Path

Kathy P ·
I can't wait to see the mural!
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Re: Glass Mosaic Created for KFA, AAFA to Be Unveiled at May 30 Celebration

Kathy P ·
I can't wait to see this unveiled! Having a dd with asthma and food allergies off to art school next year, I can't wait too see what vision these kids had on the subject!
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