Tag Archives: food allergy

‘Tis the season: beware of nuts in alcoholic beverages!

By Faith Huang This holiday season, it is important to be aware of food allergens that can pop up in unexpected places if you have food allergy to peanuts or tree nuts! I recently came across a nice article written … Continue reading

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U.S. Born Children have more Allergic Disease than Foreign-Born American Children

I came across a research study that was recently published in JAMA Pediatrics that showed that children born outside the United States have a lower prevalence of allergic disease than U.S. born children, after adjusting for variables such as age, … Continue reading

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Oral Immunotherapy for Food Allergy

Oral immunotherapy for food allergy has gotten a lot of attention recently. It has been something that has intrigued patients, parents of food allergic children as well and allergists as a potential future therapy. Currently, the standard of care for … Continue reading

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Exercising with Allergies and Asthma

Do you avoid exercising because you have allergies or asthma, or both?  There are many healthy benefits of exercise, but for people with allergies or asthma, exercise can be hard, discouraging or sometimes even seem unbearable! Allergies and asthma can … Continue reading

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School Access to Epinephrine

On November 13, 2013, President Obama signed into law the School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act.  This act encourages states to adopt laws that require schools to have on hand “stock” epinephrine auto-injectors.  This law will help protect children whose … Continue reading

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