Food Allergies & Food Intolerance
- Q Why has there been an increase in food allergies?
Dr. Leigh Vinocur, Emergency MedicineThe Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network (FAAN) states that food allergies affect about 3% of the general population. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 15 million people have food allergies, accounting for over... Full Answer
- Q How can I help my child manage her food allergy in school?
Stacy Wiegman, PharmacyYou can help your child manage her food allergy in school by teaching her which foods to steer clear of and how and when to tell an adult if she’s having an allergic reaction. Make sure she understands what it feels like when an allergic reaction... Full Answer