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What Are You Thankful For?

What Are You Thankful For?

by Eleanor Garrow-Holding, FAACT President & CEO Dear Friends of FAACT, What are you thankful for this year? I am thankful for all of you – my food allergy and anaphylaxis family, as well as FAACT’s

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Halloween with Food Allergies

Halloween with Food Allergies

by Natascia Simone It’s that time of year again! The time of year that is meant for apple picking, pumpkin carving, but most importantly, Trick-or-Treating! Halloween is this week, and it is important that you

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Join Kyle Dine at FAACT's Teen Conference in Chicago, October 24-26th!

Join Kyle Dine at FAACT's Teen Conference in Chicago, October 24-26th!

Kyle Dine knows food allergies. He is allergic to peanut, tree nuts, egg, and mustard. He turned his life-threatening food allergies into a career in music and education, working to empower youth and pass along the

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Food Allergy Bloggers Conference: When What Happens In Vegas Must Not Stay In Vegas!

Food Allergy Bloggers Conference: When What Happens In Vegas Must Not Stay In Vegas!

There’s the brilliant Las Vegas marketing slogan, “What Happens in Vegas Must Stay In Vegas!” and then there’s the Food Allergy Bloggers Conference. What we learned, the encouragement that

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FAACT CEO Excited To Share Our Food Allergy Conferences with YOU!

FAACT CEO Excited To Share Our Food Allergy Conferences with YOU!

FAACT’s upcoming Food Allergy Conferences provide a full day of educational sessions led by leading medical professionals and food allergy advocates. Each conference offers education and support for parents,

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Traveling with Food Allergies

Traveling with Food Allergies

by Natascia Simone, FAACT Youth/College Advisory Member Hello everyone. It has been a while since I have posted a blog, but that’s because I was out of the country for almost two months! What a rewarding

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FAACT is Proud to Introduce AllergyHome: Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Awareness and Education Resources for the Entire School Community

FAACT is Proud to Introduce AllergyHome: Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Awareness and Education Resources for the Entire S

by Michael Pistiner MD, MMSc When our children get on the bus or get dropped of for school we rely on our school communities to care for their safety and self esteems.  Managing food allergies and anaphylaxis in

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Introducing Sloane Miller, Allergic Girl

Introducing Sloane Miller, Allergic Girl

by Sloane Miller, MFA, MSW, LMSWAuthor of Allergic Girl: Adventures in Living Well with Food Allergies (Wiley, 2011) I was born with food allergies. I developed asthma, environmental allergies, and eczema in

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Vacationing WITHOUT your Food-Allergic Kids? Basic tips can make this possibility a reality!

Vacationing WITHOUT your Food-Allergic Kids? Basic tips can make this possibility a reality!

By Guest Blogger, Daniella Knell, Smart Allergy~Friendly Education (SAFE)  Vacationing with food-allergic kids can be challenging; at times, daunting. However, can you imagine going without them? Trusting

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5 Reasons to Join a Food Allergy Support Group

5 Reasons to Join a Food Allergy Support Group

by Rachel Hayden, FAACT-recognized Support Group Leader / No Nuts Moms Group Food allergies can be extremely overwhelming. I haven’t met anyone with close ties to food allergies who could honestly say that it

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