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Lisa Musician, RD, LDN

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

by Lisa Musician, RD, LDN(Reshared from August 2017) 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

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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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Why Should Your Child Wear Medical ID?

Why Should Your Child Wear Medical ID?

Does your food allergic child wear a medical ID? Here is the importance and positives of why they should. We have our emergency action plan, a trusted allergist, and always carry two epinephrine auto injectors. All

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5 Things to Do for the End of School

5 Things to Do for the End of School

by Stacey Stratton, FAACT’s Director of Publications The end of the school year can bring excitement to the children and relief to the parents. Maybe your school was great working with you and your child’s food

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Food Allergies & Field Trips

Food Allergies & Field Trips

by Stacey Stratton, FAACT’s Director of Publications 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

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FAACT, ACAAI, NPB Partner on Early Intro to Peanut

FAACT, ACAAI, NPB Partner on Early Intro to Peanut

Video Series, Website Helps Parents Introduce Peanuts Early to Prevent Allergy Actor, director, entrepreneur and father Justin Baldoni partners with the National Peanut Board to encourage parents to follow new peanut

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Finding Support for Managing Food Allergies

Finding Support for Managing Food Allergies

by Stacey Stratton, FAACT’s Director of Publications When it comes to managing food allergies, there are a few areas you might feel you need some extra support. Here are just three, of the many areas where

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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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