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Tribune reporterThe family of a Chicago Public Schools seventh-grader who died last year after an allergic reaction to peanuts at a school party has filed a wrongful-death suit against the Chinese restaurant that provided the meal, claiming the student's teacher told the...
ReutersORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) - Some public school parents in Edgewater, Florida, want a first-grade girl with life-threatening peanut allergies removed from the classroom and home-schooled, rather than deal with special rules to protect her health, a school...
Q: Your peanut-allergic daughter just entered grade school and suddenly feels embarrassed by her allergy. How can you help her cope? Parental advice Acknowledge her feelings but let her know there is nothing to be embarrassed about. It's actually...
Tags: Peanuts, Politics, Education, Skin, McGraw-Hill Incorporated
WGN NewsTricking the body with a treat that, for some, can wreak havoc on the immune system. Imagine if you could erase your child's peanut allergy. It's an idea local researchers say may be possible. They're tiny snacks that can cause big problems. Peanut...
A Lakeville school bus driver’s job is in limbo after she refused to drive a 6-year-old child with a peanut allergy to school. Union-North United School Corp. officials say they could end her employment contract, but Thursday night, school board...
One out of every five Americans suffers from allergies, according to WebMD.com. Dr. Angela Hogan, a Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters allergist and expert on food allergies, answers some commonly asked questions about kids and allergies. If I...
WDBJ-TV Anchor/ReporterA new study shows more children have allergies to food than previously thought. One in 12 children has a food allergy, according to a study in the Journal Pediatrics. One Vinton family knows all too well about food allergies. Nicole Boothe and her two...
L.A. Times Tech BlogPeanut Free Mom on twitter pokes fun of self righteous mommy bloggers....
Animal Crazy - Orlando SentinelThe American Kennel Club points out that humans aren’t the only workers who deserve a Labor Day break. Dogs do a variety of detection jobs, both in the military and civilian working worlds. The club lists its top 5 detection jobs done by canines....
If you think that people are scratching, wheezing and sneezing more frequently, you're right. Worldwide, eczema, asthma, hay fever and food allergies have nearly doubled in the past 20 years, says Dr. Marc McMorris, clinical associate professor at...
Tags: Disease Prevention, Immune System, Peanuts, Education, Skin Rash
Dining@LargeIt's back-to-school time. And while the kiddos learn reading, writing and arithmetic, parents get schooled in the politics of schoolhouse eating. With all the attention on childhood obesity these days, lots of lunchbox staples have become taboo. I'm not...
Tags: Lasagna, Peanuts, Physical Conditions, Strawberries, Obesity
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