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Food Allergies January 2012 Archive

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Household Chemicals and the Immune System

Thursday January 26, 2012
Nonstick pans. Microwave popcorn. Carpets. All contain perfluorinated compounds (PFCs), a group of chemicals that have been linked to early menopause, high cholesterol, and now possibly damage to the immune system. ... Read More

Why Should Schools Have Auto-Injectors?

Wednesday January 25, 2012
Most parents worry when they send their children off to school. We wonder: Will she make friends? Will he succeed? Will her teacher be understanding? Will he remember to eat ... Read More

Food Allergy Reader's Choice Awards

Wednesday January 18, 2012
Do you have a favorite food allergy product or service that you would love to share with others? Is there a company that you think deserves recognition for its service ... Read More

ADHD and Food Sensitivities

Friday January 13, 2012
Will avoiding food dyes cure ADHD? What about gluten?  Ads for diets that claim to cure ADHD or reduce symptoms are all over the web. Do any of them work? A ... Read More

Another Preventable Tragedy

Wednesday January 4, 2012
My heart aches for the family of Ammaria Johnson, a 7-year old girl from Virginia, who died this week after ingesting a peanut at school. Ammaria's parents had a written food ... Read More

New Year, New You?

Tuesday January 3, 2012
New Year's Eve is past, and it that time of year again - the time when we make promises to ourselves, and then often quickly break them. This year, resolve ... Read More

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