Author John Grisham found himself caught in his own personal thriller, this one a frightening medical mystery.
How to prepare – not scare – your child about managing life.
Allergic Living magazine is closely following scientific investigations of whether it’s possible to identify a “safe level” of peanut in manufactured foods.
When relatives don’t “get” your allergies, it’s a recipe for quarrels and broken bonds.
In May 2001, CBC Radio aired a first-person radio documentary about living with food allergies. It was called “A Nutty Tale,” and featured Sabrina Shannon, a vivacious girl who captured listeners’ hearts. Two years later, Sabrina tragically died from an anaphylactic reaction at her high school. But her legacy – and her voice – live… Read more »
One young girl’s tragic, likely preventable death from anaphylaxis has become the catalyst for change in Ontario. Sabrina’s Law now requires anaphylaxis safety plans in schools across the province.
A life with OAS means only cooked or baked fruit. Crisp, raw fruit, how I miss you. CRADLING a fresh, succulent peach in my hands, I take in its tantalizing aroma. I rub the fuzz lightly on my lips before taking a big, juice-dripping bite. Delicious. I swallow, and the tingling begins. First on my… Read more »
Three sets of parents who cope well with allergies reveal their family secrets to “managing” allergies.
It’s a source of extreme frustration when family members don’t grasp the seriousness of food allergies.