Allergy risk-reduction for Canadian camps — for peace of mind

The 2017 summer camping season is almost upon us. I’ve written this article, “Five Things Camps Need to Know About Life-threatening Allergies”, to offer a series of key allergy risk-reduction tips for camp directors and their staff. I hope that many of you find it useful. Bookings now being accepted for the 2017 camp season.…

Article in Allergic Living: Surveys Show Low Level of Allergy Awareness

In this recent article in Allergic Living Magazine, we read about two surveys that reveal just how unprepared members of the general public are to respond to allergic reactions. Given the increasing prevalence of allergies in the population, with up to 15 million Americans and between 2 and 3 million Canadians suffering from food allergies…

Exciting news! Cat allergy vaccine trials now recruiting!

I’ve been following the development of the cat allergy vaccine since it was first announced a few years ago. The clinical trials are now in the home stretch, and if approved, the vaccine may be available as early as 2015. This is wonderful news for cat lovers with allergies. Whether the cat allergy vaccine will…