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2014-10-17 12:25:52

VIENNA, Va., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Allergy & Asthma Network, a leading nonprofit patient education and advocacy organization, will be featured in the Monday, Oct. 20 episode of "Innovations with Ed Begley, Jr." on the Discovery Channel. The show broadcasts at 7:30 a.m. ET/PT. In the segment, viewers learn how allergens and irritants affect people with asthma and allergies, how to prevent and treat an asthma flare and anaphylaxis reaction, and why a coordinated...

2014-09-30 23:19:53

Dr. Kuriakose will speak about how restaurants can become more allergy-friendly. Dr. Kuriakose and Hudson Allergy are on the forefront of educating restaurants about food allergy safety protocols and keeping customers safe. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Julie Kuriakose, MD; Physician, Educator, Author and Co-Founder of Hudson Allergy, will discuss how restaurants can become more allergy-friendly and accommodate diners with food allergies and other special dietary...

2014-09-30 23:01:10

NutriGold was recently added to the approved products list for The Feingold Diet Program Food List & Shopping Guide. The program is designed to help children who suffer from food allergies to gain the essential nutrients they need by eliminating harmful additives and replacing them with similar foods that are free of those additives. Orem, UT (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Many people are aware of the physiological benefits that come from eating healthy food, but what most people don’t...

2014-09-29 08:30:35

'Reach for the Sky' contest aims to increase awareness on a growing public health issue in Canada KIRKLAND, QC, Sept. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Serious allergies are on the rise and to raise awareness of anaphylaxis, Pfizer Canada, Canadian distributor of EpiPen® (epinephrine) Auto-Injectors, and WestJet are launching a social media contest called Reach for the Sky, offering Canadians with severe food allergies, or those at risk of anaphylaxis, the chance to win a WestJet Vacations package...

2014-09-25 08:24:22

Patient Advocate and Avid Tandem Cyclist to Lead Change at AAFA WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) appointed Cary Sennett, MD, PhD, FACP, as its new President and CEO earlier this summer, they expected he would get right to work helping to shape a vision and strategy for the nation's oldest and largest patient group for people with asthma and allergic diseases....

2014-09-11 23:01:30

6SensorLabs, Inc., a food transparency start-up, closed $4M in seed funding to deliver a groundbreaking solution for the millions of Americans with food allergies; Upfront Ventures led the funding round with significant contributions from SoftTech VC, Lemnos Labs, Mitch Kapor, SK Ventures, and Xandex Investments. The team plans to launch their first product in 2015, a portable and easy-to-use gluten sensor for consumers to increase their confidence when eating out. San Francisco, CA...

Schools Without Health Plans Unprepared To Handle Life-threatening Emergencies
2014-09-10 03:15:17

By Marla Paul, Northwestern University Only one in four students with asthma and half of children with food allergies have emergency health management plans in place at school, leaving schools inadequately prepared to manage daily needs and handle medical emergencies related to often life-threatening medical conditions, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study in partnership with Chicago Public Schools (CPS). "Given the amount of time kids spend in school, it's critical for school...

gut bacteria may erase food allergies
2014-08-26 06:54:54

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online There has been a great deal of research into food allergies lately — ranging from the effect of race on food allergies to how tap water might be linked to the development of allergies. The latest study, from the University of Chicago, shows that the presence of a common gut bacteria, Clostridia, may help protect against food allergies. The findings, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, show that by inducing...

2014-08-20 16:24:47

OTTAWA, Aug. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - Issue Serious allergic reactions to food often happen without warning and can quickly become life threatening for some children. What you should know As many as 1.2 million Canadians have food allergies and this number may be increasing, especially among children. Up to six per cent of children are estimated to have food allergies. The symptoms of allergic reactions can range from mild skin irritations and hives to breathing difficulties and loss of...

2014-08-19 16:29:04

VIENNA, Va., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Children with asthma and food allergies are vulnerable to bullying at school and online, often by classmates who tease or harass them because they're "different." It may be an age-old problem, but it must be addressed if we expect kids to be able to focus on their studies. Stopping confrontations before they start creates an environment where all children feel protected. "The keys to preventing bullying are self-confidence and...


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