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Peanut Allergy

Let Them Eat Peanuts -- Understanding The New Allergy Guidelines

Lianne Mandelbaum | Posted 01.09.2017 | Parents
Lianne Mandelbaum

On September 1st 2015, I was preparing to be interviewed by Fox News HQ with Elizabeth Prann to discuss the challenges of flying with a food allergy. ...

New Peanut Allergy Recommendation Turns 20 Years Of Advice On Its Head

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 01.06.2017 | Healthy Living

For millions of children who have peanut allergies, mealtimes can be deadly. And for years, doctors have advised parents to keep peanut products away ...

A Small Purse and a Nut Allergy Don't Go Together

Carol Brailey | Posted 09.01.2016 | Style
Carol Brailey

Click Here to Subscribe to My YouTube Channel. Have you ever carried one of those cute and small clutch purses with you to a wedding, party or othe...

Parents Say Panera Gave Allergic Girl Peanut Butter In Her Grilled Cheese

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 06.06.2016 | Business

A Boston-area family is suing Panera Bread, claiming their highly allergic 5-year-old daughter was given two dollops of peanut butter in her grilled c...

Allergies: Can Too Much Hygiene Actually Harm Us?

Elena E. Giorgi | Posted 05.02.2016 | Science
Elena E. Giorgi

It's that time of the year again. You step out of the house and your eyes itch, your nose starts running and your head feels like an empty balloon. Ye...

Giving Kids Peanuts Affords Them Greater Protection From Allergies, Study Says

REUTERS | Kimberley Richards | Posted 03.07.2016 | Parents

(Reuters Health) - The technique of feeding peanuts to infants and young children who might be allergic not only protects them from a serious reaction...

The Battle Of The EpiPens

Carolyn Ossorio | Posted 02.03.2017 | Healthy Living
Carolyn Ossorio

Can we talk about the exorbitant cost of EpiPens? I've probably bored you already. Let's face it: Another person whining about the high cost of health care in America. Hell yes I'm complaining! I just had to pay $440 for two EpiPens so my son, um, won't die if he inadvertently eats a tree nut.

When Adults Behave Worse Than Children

Lianne Mandelbaum | Posted 06.15.2015 | Parents
Lianne Mandelbaum

My son said the most frightening moment he has ever had was when an airline manager in Denver told us, "If you think he's going to die, don't get on the plane."

New Possibilities for People Who Suffer From Nut Allergies

Christine Aylward | Posted 05.04.2015 | Business
Christine Aylward

Peanut allergies are a real and growing problem with allergies to peanuts having more than quadrupled in the U.S. in the 13 years prior to 2010. This trend is worrisome to not only healthcare professionals, but also to the parents of children who suffer from peanut allergies.

Prior Advice About Preventing Peanut Allergies Could Be Wrong, Study Suggests

Posted 02.24.2015 | Parents

Mon Feb 23, 2015 4:33pm EST By Kate Kelland LONDON, Feb 23 (Reuters) - In research that contradicts years of health advice, scientists said on Mon...

Didn't You Hear? There Is a 'Cure' for Peanut Allergies

Lianne Mandelbaum | Posted 04.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Lianne Mandelbaum

I woke up this morning to at least 10 emails from well-intentioned friends and family telling me, in not so many words, "Probiotics cure peanut allergies. Quick, run out now and buy them." Being a food allergy advocate, I had already read the study to which they were referring.

Jeffrey Young

Napster Founder Sean Parker Pledges Millions For Allergy Cure | Jeffrey Young | Posted 12.17.2014 | Technology

Sean Parker, the co-founder of the online music service Napster and the first president of Facebook, has pledged $24 million toward a campaign to deve...

It's Peanut Butter Jelly Time... to Raise Awareness

Lindsey Orlofsky | Posted 06.03.2014 | Good News
Lindsey Orlofsky

No, I will never be able to kiss my boyfriend without asking him what he ate for lunch. No, I will never be able to eat at 50 percent of restaurants. And no, I wouldn't have it any other way.

An Ordinary Day (With Food Allergies)

Carissa K | Posted 11.09.2013 | Parents
Carissa K

I've been reading ingredients on everything we purchase for the past nine years, ever since my son, Jack, at just 15 weeks of age, went into anaphylaxis in response to his first sip of formula.

Store Pulls Nuts From Shelves, Didn't Disclose That Nuts Contained Nuts

Posted 05.07.2013 | Business

Booths, the U.K.-based grocery chain, has recalled its "monkey nuts." The store failed to disclose on the packaging that the product contained peanuts...

Substitutes For Peanut Allergies, From Ellie Krieger (WATCH)

Posted 08.15.2013 | Home

These days, so many people have nut allergies! Nutritionist and host of The Cooking Channel's "Healthy Appetite" Ellie Krieger gave suggestions for nu...

Could A Treatment For Peanut Allergy Be Coming Soon?

Posted 11.07.2012 | Healthy Living

People with life-threatening peanut allergies understand how vexing the wait has been for a proper remedy, prevention, or cure. In a mouse study, ...

Parent: Teacher Bullied Daughter With Scented Candle

Posted 10.18.2012 | Education

Georgia teenager Danielle Nguyen suffers from a severe nut allergy, and mother Shannon Baldwin-Nguyen says her daughter was endangered by a Spanish te...

Peanut Allergies May Have Tripled

Posted 09.14.2012 | Healthy Living

If the population of one Minnesota county is any indication, rates of peanut allergies has been on the rise over the last decade, according to a new s...

Catherine Pearson

Could Breastfeeding Really Cause Nut Allergies? | Catherine Pearson | Posted 07.18.2012 | Parents

Australian researchers say they've found a possible cause for nut allergies, and it's likely to get lactation experts a bit riled up. Investigators...

'Worrisome' New Statistic About Allergies

Posted 06.27.2012 | Parents

Parents and caretakers may not be doing everything they can to protect young children from allergic reactions, according to a study published Monday i...

Hold The Cracker Jacks: Yankees And Mets Fans Get Peanut-Free Seats

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 04.04.2012 | Home

Peanut-free sections have been popping up at baseball stadiums across the country for some time. Now, fans of the Mets and Yankees with peanut al...

Are These Common Foods Causing Your Allergies?

Dr. Susanne Bennett | Posted 05.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susanne Bennett

According to the American Academy of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology, approximately 40 million Americans suffer from allergies, with four million workdays lost annually due to hay fever alone.

Half Of People With Nut Allergies Can't Do What?

The Huffington Post | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 03.19.2012 | Healthy Living

Not all people with nut allergies are savvy when it comes to identifying the nuts they're actually allergic to, a new study suggests. Researchers f...

The Funniest 'Peanut Free Mom' Tweets So Far

Posted 09.17.2011 | Comedy

The latest parody twitter account to grab the Internet's attention is @PeanutFreeMom, self-described "Life Coach, Career Mom, Peanut-Free Advocate." ...