nut allergies

Parenting
Experts share tips to help answer the question, "What now?"
Parents
Flying as a food allergic family is often similar to a game of chance. It seems that every flight is an experience unto itself
Parents
This decoration means a lot to so many trick-or-treaters.
Parents
The TV was on as we sat waiting to be called in for our check-up.  My son, who is 11, turned his head as he heard the anchor
Parenting
I am the mother of a food allergic child. My son Joshua, who is 10 years old, has an anaphylactic peanut allergy. I was both shocked and surprised watching the Today Show segment that joked about nut allergies. I found it to be insensitive to the millions of Americans who live each day with this invisible but potentially fatal disability.
Parenting
Why would you willingly risk a child's life? Why would you risk your child being the reason a classmate gets sick or dies?
Travel
My son and I were waiting to board a flight to Sarasota, Florida. JetBlue, our airline of choice because of my son's anaphylactic peanut allergy, permits us to pre-board so that I can clean the seating area. As per usual, my heart is pounding.
Parenting
Half the children were asked to eat foods containing peanut three or more times a week, and the other half to avoid eating
Parenting
As a parent with a food allergic child, I feel a constant low-grade anxiety about meals. The world is full of culinary land mines, and I try to map a path to navigate around them for my child.
Tech
"I understand firsthand how difficult it is to manage this," Parker said, adding that he plans to take part in the research
Science
For this preliminary experiment, Mattison and his team treated proteins from cashew extract with a potent combination of
Wellness
Hangover symptoms can be perceived as collateral damage to a good night out, but they may actually be the result of an allergic reaction to ingredients in alcohol. So how do you tell if you are really allergic to alcohol or just suffering from a normal hangover?
Wellness
By Matthew Kadey for Shape.com Banana bread just isn't banana bread without walnuts, it seems. But with the rising tide of
Los Angeles
Who could forget the tragic "peanut butter kiss of death" headlines about a Canadian teen who died of anaphylactic shock related to a peanut allergy. Well, the teenager did die -- but little else of that story proved true.
Wellness
Minimize the presence of wheat flour at the table, and consider whole-grain, gluten-free alternatives. Traditional bread
Healthy Living
If you're hosting Thanksgiving or any holiday meal this year, you'll most likely welcome a few guests with special dietary requests. Different ones. Which could mean a lot of extra work for you -- or could be a great excuse to get creative in the kitchen and take a few liberties with tradition.