Allergic reactions to food — a range of symptoms

When I was a child, I suffered from several severe food allergies (as I continue to), as well as asthma. Sometimes, the reactions would include all of the possible allergy symptoms listed below, in this excellent chart by FARE. But at other times, one or more of the symptoms would be missing. This was particularly…

The power of advocacy

Today, something wonderful happened in the allergy community. A number of us, including FARE (Food Allergy Research & Education organization), tweeted our concerns about a potentially dangerous headline, and Time Magazine’s online editor changed it within hours. I’m proud to be part of this community of fierce, devoted, and talented allergy advocates. For more about the…