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A call to advocate for patients with food allergies

Important food allergy statistics There are 15 million Americans with food allergies and this number is only increasing. 1 in every 13 children is allergic to one or more foods; … Full Entry »

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Prevention is the best cure

Prevalence of food allergies A food allergy is an abnormal immune response or reaction to a food. It is a common health problem with one in 13 children in the … Full Entry »

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4 tips for traveling with food allergies

Having a food allergy shouldn’t hold you or your family back from traveling! However, it does require good planning and preparation, so you can relax and have fun without unnecessary … Full Entry »

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Spring allergy season is headed our way

Spring is almost upon us, and trees and plants are pollinating earlier this year with Houston’s mild winter. With the beautiful weather and new foliage, some children will experience sneezing, … Full Entry »

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Anaphylaxis: Be prepared!

Anaphylaxis is a severe allergic reaction that can be life-threatening. It affects multiple body systems including the skin, gastrointestinal, respiratory and cardiovascular system. Symptoms can start within seconds or minutes … Full Entry »

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