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FARE’s Food Allergy Heroes Walk Takes Flight This Weekend

Events across the country will raise funds to advance research, education and advocacy initiatives Everyday heroes in the lives of the millions of Americans affected by potentially life-threatening food allergies will be celebrated across the country this fall as Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) enters its annual walk season with FARE’s Food Allergy Heroes… Continue reading FARE’s Food Allergy Heroes Walk Takes Flight This Weekend

Food Allergy Research

Scientists Discover Cells That Could Make Allergy Research More Targeted, Improving Our Understanding of How Allergies Develop

Research published today in Science Translational Medicine has shown that immune cells with a distinct protein profile are found in the blood of patients with diverse environmental and food allergies (including peanut, pollen, pet dander and mold) but absent from individuals who do not have allergic conditions. This new finding, from a team of researchers… Continue reading Scientists Discover Cells That Could Make Allergy Research More Targeted, Improving Our Understanding of How Allergies Develop

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Favorite Memories from FARE Teen Summits

Guest post by Carlo Steinman When I was in eighth grade, I went to Washington D.C. with my mother to attend the first Teen Summit. I didn’t know what to expect that first weekend, but what I found was more than I could have ever imagined.  Teen Summit was more than just excellent programs and… Continue reading Favorite Memories from FARE Teen Summits

Allergy-Friendly Recipes

Corn Griddlecakes

Guest post, Joel and Mary Schaefer Fluffy allergen-friendly pancakes? Nothing says “breakfast” like these homemade corn griddlecakes, just another name for pancakes. The basic pancake is made from a simple batter of eggs, flour, milk, baking powder and butter. We’ve taken out the top allergens and created a breakfast treat that is equal parts comfort… Continue reading Corn Griddlecakes

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Looking Back on the 2017 FARE National Food Allergy Conference

Every year, FARE hosts conferences for teens and families living with food allergies. This fall, tweens, teens and young adults ages 11-22, as well as their parents, will come together in Newport Beach, CA for the 12th Annual FARE Teen Summit. FARE asked Mariah McConnell to share her experiences at another FARE event, the 2017… Continue reading Looking Back on the 2017 FARE National Food Allergy Conference

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Less Than Half of Young People With Anaphylaxis Are Given Epinephrine Before Reaching Hospital

Epinephrine is the only first-line treatment for anaphylaxis, a severe, life-threatening allergic reaction. However, a July 2017 study suggests that most children and young adults receiving emergency care for anaphylaxis are not given epinephrine at the onset of symptoms, when the life-saving medication is most effective. Published in the Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology,… Continue reading Less Than Half of Young People With Anaphylaxis Are Given Epinephrine Before Reaching Hospital

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International Travel: A Teen’s Perspective

Guest post by Teen Advisory Group (TAG) member Colin Lapus Traveling with food allergies is one thing, but traveling to another country, especially non-English speaking countries, is always a struggle when living with food allergies. I just recently returned from a trip to French Canada, and have also had the privileges of visiting France, Germany, and… Continue reading International Travel: A Teen’s Perspective