Approximately 35 percent of children with food allergies over the age of five reported experiencing bullying, teasing, or harassment because of their allergies.
Parents of children with food allergies are aware of the dangers lurking in Halloween treats, but little attention is paid to asthma, which can also be frightening for asthmatic children participating in Halloween festivities.
Each back-to-school season comes with nervousness for parents and students. However, parents whose children have food allergies are often more anxious than others.
by Meghan LewitLiving near major highways has been linked to childhood asthma, but a new study led by researchers at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California suggests that traffic-related pollution near schools is also contributing to the development of asthma in kids.
Summer is here, and many children are heading off to camp. Parents can follow this asthma care checklist if their asthmatic child is going to camp.
For many students, starting college marks the beginning of adulthood, and it may be the first time they’ll be living independently. This exciting (and sometimes scary) transition poses special challenges for those with allergies & asthma, and it often raises concerns for parents.