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Is Your Child Off to College?

Is Your Child Off to College?

by Caroline Moassessi College acceptances are complete, and now it is peanut-treenut-milk-egg-wheat-soy-fish-shellfish free and other allergens crunch time! The pedal is about to hit the metal and the last twelve years

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Tamara Hubbard Blog

Tips for Locating an Allergy-Informed Counseling Provider

by Tamara Hubbard, MA, LCPC You realize your anxiety levels are rising to a level that impacts your daily life, and nothing you're doing seems to be helping. An anaphylactic reaction occurs, and now you can't stop

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ACAAI

Despite Reports of Shortages, Epinephrine Autoinjectors are Available

Allergists can teach patients how to use alternatives ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL – (July 10, 2019) – As parents start to plan for the upcoming school year, many are worried they won’t be

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Helping Kids with Food Allergies Build Self-Esteem

by Tamara Hubbard, MA, LCPC We're all familiar with the term self-esteem, but it can be hard to describe it in a concrete manner.  In the simplest of terms, self-esteem is a positive sense of

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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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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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