Tag: Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Flu vaccine

Q&A: The Flu, COVID and Food Allergies

We culled information from a number of CDC resources to provide this FAQ.
Back to School During Pandemic

Schools in London Urged to Check Whether They’re Ready for Allergic...

Schools have had a lot to do to prepare for reopening. Are they adequately prepared to accommodate their students with food allergy?
US Faster Act

The FASTER Act: What It Does and Why YOU Need to...

FARE can't do it alone: Do your part to help pass the FASTER Act.
Signatories to Open Letter to CDC

An Open Letter to the CDC on Behalf of Children with...

A number of non-profit food allergy advocacies have issued a joint letter to the CDC urging them to revise their draft guidance before it is published.
COVID-19

What You Need to Know About COVID-19 / Coronavirus

Preparation starts with education from the Centers for Disease Control.
Girl Drinking Milk

Children Allergic to Cow’s Milk Smaller and Lighter

Children allergic to cow’s milk are smaller and weigh less, according to the first published study to characterize growth trajectories from early childhood to adolescence in children with persistent food allergies.
Lawsuit

School District Agrees to Pay $130,000 Settlement for Barring Peanut-Detecting Service...

The boy had previously suffered a coma from airborne exposure to peanuts.
Liquid in Dosing Cup

Use of Antihistamines for Anaphylaxis Symptoms Linked with Delay in Seeking...

A majority of families whose children were hospitalized for anaphylaxis turned first to antihistamines, which can’t prevent allergic reaction from becoming fatal.
Lone Star Tick

Q&A: Everything You Need to Know About Alpha-gal Syndrome, the Meat...

What it is, what it does, how you catch it and how you prevent it.
Americares

Protecting Against Severe Allergic Reactions This Summer

Life-saving medication on the way to U.S. clinics serving low-income and uninsured patients.