Category Archives: Children

Trick-or-Treat: Non-Food Treats for Halloween

Much like ghosts, zombies and creepy clowns, food allergies can be a frightening thing too. The tradition of Halloween has always been to pass out candy to all the trick-or-treaters that pass by. For parents of children with food allergens, this can get frustrating. If a child with food allergies took one bite of the […]

Teal Pumpkin Project

Have you noticed any pumpkins around town that don’t look like your usual pumpkin? You may be wondering if there are even vines out there producing teal pumpkins. That would be pretty cool, right? We’re sorry to break it to you but there is no such thing as a teal pumpkin patch. Those teal pumpkins that […]

[VIDEO] Dr. Rabinowitz on Pediatric Allergies

Dr Rabinowitz outlines the options for parents of children with allergies, even small children. He notes that allergies often don’t develop in children until the body’s immune system matures. He also notes that children don’t need to be tested as extensively as teens or young adults.

EpiPen Price Hike Sparks Parent Outrage in Atlanta

Zero point three ounces doesn’t sound like a whole lot of anything, but it’s the difference between life and death for some folks. Millions of people are at risk of severe allergic reactions and they rely on 0.3 ounces of epinephrine, a synthetic form of adrenaline, to treat those reactions. A stuffy nose, a slight […]