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Don't Skip Veggies in Winter

Title: Don't Skip Veggies in Winter
Category: Health News
Created: 2/20/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

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Read Candy Labels to Keep Your Sweetheart Safe

valentine-candy-hearts.png Around Valentine's Day, others may offer candy or treats to your child with food allergies. Make sure your child knows not to accept or eat any candy unless a parent or trusted adult has verified that it is safe to eat. Many candies look alike but can have different ingredients and advisory warnings. Many smaller candies are sold in larger packages and do not have an ingredient label on the individual pieces. Remind your child to not eat any candy until you can carefully check the ingredient...


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How to Parent a Child Who Takes Life-Threatening Food Allergies in Stride

parenting-your-child-with-food-allergies.png If you’re like many parents of children who have severe food allergies, you worry about how this condition will affect your child as they grow up. Will the food allergies make your child anxious or miserable? Will they be afraid to leave the house? Will they take risks? How will it affect them? I have good news for you. It really is possible to raise your child in a way that they accept their food allergies as just another part of who they are. Your child can turn out “well-adjusted” in...


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The Day Everything Changed: Anaphylaxis in the Supermarket Leads Mom to KFA

thriving-one-yar-after-a-food-reaction-bt.png Christen Goolsby’s story is one that every parent of a child with food allergies can relate to. One day everything was fine. The next day, her little girl, Alanna, experienced an allergic reaction so severe it was life-threatening. And, as Christen explains, “from that day on, my life, her life—the life we had known before— changed forever.” The Goolsby family’s entry into the food allergy world started the day before the first day of school. Alanna was heading into first grade, and her...


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NJ Residents: Contact Your Local Representatives About Elemental Formula Bill

nj-take-action-now-for-insurance-coverageefor-eoe-ub-bt.png If you live in New Jersey, take action now by urging your local representative in the New Jersey state legislature to move a bill through the legislative process that covers the cost of special formula for eosinophilic disorders regardless of delivery method. The bill, S2649, gives health insurance coverage for amino acid-based elemental formulas (like Neocate® or EleCare®) for eosinophilic disorders. The bill provides coverage for elemental formula no matter how it is delivered. An infant...


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