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College to Career

College to Career with Food Allergies

I am currently in the midst of my last semester of my MBA in Healthcare Management at the University of Connecticut! Throughout my healthcare courses, I have gained a greater passion for the clinical aspect of the healthcare industry. I am eager to learn more about patient care.

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New Research Results from American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology / World Allergy Organization Joint Congress

New Research Results from American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology / World Allergy Organization Joint Congress

FAACT President and CEO, Eleanor Garrow-Holding, and Vice President of Development and Programs, Julie Forrest, attended the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology (AAAAI)/World Allergy Organization (WAO)

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Increasing Allergy Safety this Holiday Season while Enjoying Allergy-Friendly Sweets

Increasing Allergy Safety this Holiday Season while Enjoying Allergy-Friendly Sweets

by Stacey Stratton, FAACT’s Publications Manager The holidays are made for celebrating, and this usually includes lots of food and fun! Here are some of FAACT’s reminders and tips, as you prepare for the

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10 Important Safety Reminders for Celebrating the Holidays from FAACT

10 Important Safety Reminders for Celebrating the Holidays from FAACT

by Stacey Stratton, FAACT's Publications Manager The holidays are approaching, and can bring your family party invites and travel plans. Here are some food allergy safety reminders to help you have a safe and enjoyable

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2017 American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology Updates

2017 American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology Updates

FAACT attended the annual meeting of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology in Boston – one of the nation’s leading associations for medical care professionals working on allergies and

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FAACT's Halloween Safety Tips

FAACT's Halloween Safety Tips

by Cindy Gordon, FAACT’s Communication Manager Halloween can easily become a daunting holiday to celebrate for food allergy families. But you can change this! With a little education and prep work your children

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Do You Know How to Navigate through FAACT’s Education Resource Center?

Do You Know How to Navigate through FAACT’s Education Resource Center?

Did you know that FAACT has a HUGE, FREE printable resource section on their website? And, ALL of the resources and programs are FREE and downloadable for print! Wondering what you can find in this comprehensive area?

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Risk-Taking and Teens with Food Allergies

Risk-Taking and Teens with Food Allergies

by Tiffany deSilva, MSW, LSW When you were a teenager, did your mother ever ask you the age-old question, “If all of your friends jumped off a bridge, would you jump, too?” If adolescents answered this

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The Food Allergy Parent’s #1 Back-to-School Tool: Educate, Educate, Educate!

The Food Allergy Parent’s #1 Back-to-School Tool: Educate, Educate, Educate!

by Alison Grace Johansen If you’re a food allergy parent like me, you’re undoubtedly in full back-to-school preparation mode. You’ve probably been planning for quite a while now. Whether we’ve

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How Can Parents Best Partner with a School to Insure Their Child’s Food Allergies are Managed Safely and Successfully?

How Can Parents Best Partner with a School to Insure Their Child’s Food Allergies are Managed Safely and Successfully?

For anyone sending a child off to school, it can be exciting, worrisome and challenging, especially when your child has a food allergy. Most parents are focused on the educational aspects of their child’s school,

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