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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 12, 2008 Guess who’s coming to dinner: Hosting guests with allergies and asthma Media release from the American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology MILWAUKEE – This holiday season, many Americans will host gatherings with family and friends. Millions will have guests with allergy or asthma concerns. One in six Americans… Read more »
Allergy News – 2007 Labels Will Now Show ‘Hidden’ Allergens New regulations governing food labeling of allergens in Canada have been oft-delayed, but Health Canada finally has good news on that file. The department has announced interim guidelines to food manufacturers that end exemptions for undeclared, “hidden ingredients” in packaged foods. So when a seasoning,… Read more »
Q. What are the ingredients of the H1N1 vaccine and adjuvant? A.The H1N1 vaccine Arepanrix has been developed by GlaxoSmithKline using the egg-based production method. This means the vaccine viruses are grown in eggs. This is true for the regular flu shot as well. The manufacturer states the level of ovalbumin (egg protein) in the… Read more »
From the Allergic Living archives. First published in the magazine in 2006. It is known that teenagers with food allergies face the biggest risks of reactions of any age group. To understand what it feels like to be an adolescent with life-threatening allergies, Allergic Living and Anaphylaxis Canada held an informal discussion with six Ontario… Read more »
MDs raise objections to B.C. naturopath rules By Claire Gagné and Gwen Smith Proposed changes to the rules governing naturopaths in British Columbia have brought strong objections from Canada’s allergists, the B.C. Medical Association and allergy patient groups. The changes would include expanding the scope of practice for naturopathic doctors in the area of allergy,… Read more »
School Halloween parties can be high-risk for students with food allergies. Use these safety tips to ensure a fun, and safe, time is had by all.
I’m only 11 years old, but already I’ve dealt with a lot. I am allergic to nuts, fish, shellfish, all legumes, bananas and spinach. I’m also allergic to many antibiotics, and have environmental allergies, asthma, eczema, and exercise- and heat-induced reactions. Life hasn’t been easy, and I’ve ridden twice in an ambulance. But I’ve also… Read more »
Unique Strategy and Reader Relations Propel Allergic Living to 5th Anniversary TORONTO, April 14, 2010 – Print is dead, right? Wrong, print is different. It was by developing a unique model for magazine publishing that Allergic Living magazine has attained the almost unthinkable today: it is a thriving independent publication, celebrating its 5th anniversary. In… Read more »