Food allergies? There’s an app for that

Speed up your grocery shopping with the free new ipit app. Download it for free, enter your dietary restrictions, and you’re ready to go. When you’re shopping, use ipit to

Disney does it again

I know, I know, you’ve heard it before: “Disney is the gold standard when it comes to making their allergist guests feel safe, cared for and happy,” but it’s true.

All aboard the Hogwarts Express

Hey, Hudson Valley people, this fall Oblong Books in Rhinebeck is holding a “Potterthon.” They will be reading one book every two weeks from September 17 to December 17, and

Silicon Valley food allergy biotech?

This is news to me — a Silicon Valley-based biotech company named Aimmune Therapeutics raised $160 million in an IPO and just signed a lease on a Clearwater, Florida manufacturing

Listening to kids with food allergies

This article from Kyle Dine, musician and food allergy advocate, is quite sweet. In “What I’ve Learned From Children About Food Allergies,” from Allergic Living, Dine talks about seven things

Back to school with food allergies

It’s very hard to know what it’s like to have food allergies–or parent a child with food allergies–if you don’t have that particular condition. I was the #1 food allergy

Traveling with food allergies

A good, basic, traveling 101 for people with food allergies feature from LifeHacker. “Depending on how severe your allergies are, you might not be able to avoid thinking about your

Food allergy emojis

It’s only a proposal right now, but a Google engineer is proposing that emojis for top allergens be added to the standard emoji language, making it easier for people with

An app for allergy travlers

Got a food allergy? Before your next trip, download Allergy FT, an app that translates your allergens from English to German, French and Spanish, making it easier for you to

Additional sites for allergy research

Clinical trials for allergy treatment have been centered in just a few select locations, but now a grant from FARE should help more research at more locations. Jim Baker, CEO