Food allergies are the “Rodney Dangerfield” of diseases. They get NO respect. For years now, I have been calling out… Read more »
Tag: Lianne Mandelbaum
The Big Tennis Trip: My Teen and His Coach Took the Food Allergy Reins
On an overcast October afternoon, tennis coach Les Smith arrived at our New Jersey home to pick up my son… Read more »
Lawmakers Learn Urgent Need for Auto-Injectors on Planes
As an advocate for airline accommodations for severe food allergies, I believe in the power of personal stories. This is… Read more »
At 30,000 Feet, Why We Can’t Count on Epinephrine Vials on an Airplane
Back in 2016, the food allergy community had high hopes for a bipartisan Senate bill that would have required all… Read more »
Risk Taking and Allergic Teens – What I’ve Learned
From the ‘may contain’ ice cream bar incident, here’s what I learned about budding food allergy embarrassment.
DOT Decision on Airline Food Allergy Policy: Why It’s a Win and a Loss
It is not hard to notice that air travel has become more stressful for those of us flying with food… Read more »
A Gathering of Food Allergy Minds: From Latest Research to Patient Stresses
How many times have we heard the expression “two heads are better than one?” In late October 2017, I had… Read more »
Guide to the Ultimate Allergy-Friendly Halloween & Harry Potter Party
AS A CHILD, being “different” and standing out from your peers can be tough. As a food-allergic child on Halloween,… Read more »
Fair Treatment in the Skies: Are Airlines Abusing Allergy Privacy?
Opinion: Airlines are violating privacy on food allergies.
Brave Pioneers: The Families in Food Allergy Trials
They’re the courageous food allergy parents and children testing therapies still in the experimental stages.