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Childhood Allergies

What It's Like to Be an Allergy-Mom

Carissa K | Posted 06.24.2013 | Parents
Carissa K

While my son is a child with food allergies, I on the other hand, know that I am one of those allergy-moms. The reason for the distinction is because it seems to me that kids are more accepting of food allergies than adults are.

Seasonal Allergies Take One Mother's Breath Away

Susan Weissman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Weissman

My son, Eden, was three years old before he revealed the limits of his lungs (read: allergic asthma.) It happened after what already seemed like a lifetime of severe food allergies.

Food Allergy Deaths: Less Common Than You Think

Meredith Broussard | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Meredith Broussard

Only eleven people died from food allergies in 2005, the last year for which we have data available. More people died from lawnmower accidents.

When Courage And Conscience Collide

Robyn O'Brien | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robyn O'Brien

I had been raised to support the system, to believe in it, and certainly to never speak out. Activism was something that "radicals" did, not conservative soccer moms. But everywhere I turned, there were sick children.

Unearthed: News of the Week the Mainstream Media Forgot to Report

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and Brendan DeMelle

Government report links extreme weather to global warming, traffic pollution to childhood allergies, Denver Police stockpiling pepper weapons and Rumsfeld got torture advice from Army psychologists.