Items Tagged ‘Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America’

April 12, 2013

6 Things You Need to Know About Food Allergies

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

Given the growing concern about food allergies, Dr. Richard Besser, ABC News’ chief health and medical correspondent, hosted a twitter chat to help educate others on the topic. Participants included major expert organizations such as Food Allergy Research & Education, the American Dietetic Association, and the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, as well as […]

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Tags: ABC News, America Dietetic Association, Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, Dr. Richard Besser, food allergy, Food Allergy Research & Education


April 10, 2013

Adult Peanut Allergies Present Workplace Challenges

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

Schools across the country enforce strict nut-free policies to protect kids who suffer from peanut allergies, the third most common food allergy among American children, according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America…Dr. Adela Taylor, an allergist at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, Wis., said she felt most adults were better equipped […]

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Tags: ABC News, adult allergy, Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, Dr. Adela Taylor, Eau Claire, peanut allergy, workplace challenge


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