Allergy-Friendly Super Bowl Party

With the Super Bowl upon us this weekend, many of you will be hosting parties.  If you have any friends or family with food allergies, you know that there are sometimes challenges with menu planning to make sure… Read More

Peanut and Tree-Nut Free Candy List

With Halloween just over a week away, it’s important for parents of children with peanut and other tree-nut allergies to know which candies are safe for their children to eat.   Here’s a list compiled by the Medical… Read More

12 Halloween Tips for Parents of Children with Food Allergies

This article is re-posted from www.kidswithfoodallergies.org.  For the complete article, click Medical ID.  American Medical ID features an array of medical alert jewelry for children with styles to fit all personalities. How to take the tricks out of… Read More

Allergy Awareness Day at the Ballpark: Chicago

This just in from Chicago White Sox: The Chicago White Sox will host an Allergy Awareness Day presented by Mylan, LP on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 3:10 p.m. against the Cleveland Indians. Fans interested in purchasing tickets and… Read More

Food Allergy Bullying: It’s Real and It’s Not a Joke

Brought to you by our friends at FARE, Food Allergy Research & Education: Food allergy bullying is a growing problem in schools across the country. About a third of kids with food allergies report that they have been… Read More

May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month

Each year, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) declares May to be “National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month”. It’s a peak season for asthma and allergy sufferers, and a perfect time to educate your patients, family, friends, co-workers and others about these diseases. Many… Read More

How to Read a Food Label for Better Health

What you eat strongly influences your health and longevity.  Since much of our food is packaged, it’s important to read nutritional labels to get the healthiest food for you and your family.  Sometimes, though, reading food labels can… Read More

2010 Houston FAAN Walk for Food Allergy

Last Saturday we participated in FAAN’s Walk for Food Allergy in Houston, Texas, for a second year, and boy did we have fun! Walk for Food Allergy: Moving Toward a Cure is being held in more than 50… Read More

Food Allergies and Trick-or-Treating

About this time next week many of you will be making those final tweaks to your costumes, filling your candy bowls and making sure you have plenty of batteries for your flashlight. That’s right…another Halloween night is upon… Read More

Calling All Walkers!! For the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network: Walk for Food Allergy

Did you know that food allergy affects 12 million Americans, or one in 25 people? Did you know there is something you can do to help raise awareness of food allergy and the effect it has on a… Read More