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Blog Entries - 'Allergy-Awareness'

Field Trips

Food Allergies & Field Trips

by Stacey Stratton If your child’s school is planning a field trip, be sure to find out the answers to these 5 things: When, Where, How, What, and Who. By discussing these questions, you’ll help everyone prepare

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Anxiety Blog

Food Allergy Anxiety in Kids - 5 Tips for Parents

by Tamara Hubbard, MA, LCPC Those of us who are food allergy-knowledgeable licensed behavioral healthcare providers will inevitably get calls from parents seeking guidance on helping their child with food

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Emergency Strikes

If Emergency Strikes, Will You Be Prepared?

We stared at the TV watching the ominous red blob inch closer and closer to our area. There was no doubt a major storm was headed our way. The weatherman encouraged everyone to take cover and prepare for a long evening

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Navigating Food Allergy Tragedies

Another food allergy-related tragedy recently populated our social media feeds. This story involved a teenage boy, all set to graduate high school, but suffered an anaphylactic reaction to walnuts days before

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Bringing TEAL to a Pink Holiday

Bringing TEAL to a Pink Holiday

by Stacey Stratton Valentine’s Day can be a concerning holiday when it comes to food allergies. Classroom parties and receiving candy is often the norm at school. You don’t want your child to feel left out,

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Walmart 2019

Walmart Continues to Raise Awareness with FAACT in 2019

Who’s looking for Non-Food-Fun treats this Valentine’s Day? Or for school parties? Join The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Connection Team, FAACT for Non-Food-Fun this Valentine’s Day in EVERY U.S. Walmart! Once

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Nutless Life

Ask, Read, and Label! Three Ways to Increase Safety this Holiday Season!

by: The Team of Nutless Life “Does this amazing looking dish contain...?” isn’t exactly this year’s top icebreaker question to ask at every holiday function for people with food allergies. However, it is the

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Kathy Thornburg

Grandparents Can Create an Inclusive Holiday

by Kathy Thornburg The holidays are a wonderful time of family and fun, but with the most wonderful time of the year also comes the stress of creating a safe experience while traveling and eating at others’ homes

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DBV-Tia Mowry

FAACT Partners with DBV Technologies and Tia Mowry to Address Challenges with Peanut Allergy

Peanut allergy is one of the most common food allergies and can cause severe, life-threatening allergic reactions. Peanut allergy currently impacts an estimated 1.5 million children in the United States[1], of which 80%

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