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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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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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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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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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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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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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