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2014-04-17 23:02:39

SafeFARE Website and PSA Offer Tips and Tools for Dining Out Safely McLean, Va. (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) today announced the launch of the SafeFARE program, an online resource center (http://www.safefare.org) and public service announcement (PSA) featuring celebrity chefs Bryan Voltaggio and Mike Isabella. The goal of the program is to make dining out safer and more enjoyable for individuals and families managing food allergies. The SafeFARE...

2014-03-30 23:21:54

A mother on a mission has written a book to help kids eat better – even kids with food allergies. (PRWEB) March 30, 2014 Brynn Hadler, author of the newly published e-book, 7 Ways to Get Your Children To Eat Healthy Food, reveals seven kid-tested strategies parents can use to encourage their children to eat fresh fruits and vegetables. After learning about her son’s life threatening food allergies when he was rushed to the emergency room at the age of two, Brynn Hadler became...

2014-03-21 16:23:08

VIENNA, Va., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics (AANMA), a leading nonprofit patient education organization, is partnering with the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) to improve childhood asthma, allergy and anaphylaxis care nationwide. AANMA will expand AAP's Medical Home Chapter Champions Program on Asthma, a network of volunteer pediatricians across the country, to address allergy and anaphylaxis care. The goal is to...

2014-03-21 16:23:03

- First-in-class medicine approved for CIU, a burdensome skin condition that can cause hives, severe itch, and swelling that can last many months and years EAST HANOVER, N.J., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novartis today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Xolair(®) (omalizumab) for the treatment of chronic idiopathic urticaria (CIU), a form of chronic hives. The new use is for patients 12 years of age and older who remain symptomatic despite treatment with...

2014-03-18 23:22:12

BRC Global Standards is pleased to announce a new publication, the Best Practice Guideline: Allergen Management in Food Manufacturing Sites. This guideline is designed to help manufacturers identify allergens within their facilities to ensure that best practices are met while associated risks are reduced. London, U.K. (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 According to the World Health Organization (WHO), food allergens appear to be on the rise in all industrial nations and have therefore become a major...

2014-03-18 08:32:40

ELMHURT, Ill., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Schools across the country are celebrating National Nutrition Month® this March and participating in a variety of activities to educate students about eating a balanced diet. Chartwells believes every student should be able to enjoy a healthy meal at school, and as a result, has launched a new "Food Allergy and Medical Conditions Program" to help manage meals for students with food allergies and medical conditions. The new program...

2014-03-11 23:24:10

Lab Testing Company Encourages Patients to Come in For Nutrition Tests in March Alpharetta, Ga. (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 March is National Nutrition Month, an annual nutrition information and education campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to focus attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and exercise habits. ANY LAB TEST NOW® is celebrating National Nutrition Month by encouraging customers to come in for nutrition...

2014-03-06 23:29:07

In response to an article published by RedOrbit.com on March 3, Dr. Michael Gabriel of Gabriel Pediatrics, a Brooklyn pediatric care center, says that parents should remain cautious about their children’s potential allergy problems post-desensitization therapy. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Dr. Michael Gabriel of Gabriel Pediatrics, a Brooklyn pediatric care center, responds to an article published on March 3 by RedOrbit.com, which warns about the possibility of developing...

2014-03-03 23:03:07

Food Allergy Research & Education is helping to establish the Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Education and Research Organization, Inc.’s (ARTrust™) $4 million Donald Leung and JACI Editors Allergy/Immunology Research Fund to provide ongoing support for research in the field of allergy, asthma and immunologic diseases, in keeping with its commitment to attract the most talented investigators to the field of food allergy. McLean, VA (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 At the 2014 Annual...

Children Who Outgrow Allergies May Have Severe Recurrences
2014-03-03 09:02:32

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Children who outgrow a food allergy are not always out of the woods. In some cases, an allergy to the same food can return, often becoming more severe and more persistent. Pediatric allergy experts with the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) have reached out to healthcare providers and caregivers, asking them to carefully monitor children with food allergies for early signs of eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE), a severe and...