Food Allergies at Work?

Food Allergies at Work?

Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, employers must reasonably accommodate people with severe food allergies unless doing so creates an undue hardship for the employer. However, employers generally are prohibited from asking employees disability related...
Back to School with Food Allergies

Back to School with Food Allergies

It’s estimated 15 million Americans have severe food allergies, and that number is expected to rise. As the article below notes, tell someone that you have a food allergy, and there’s a good chance they’ll roll their eyes in disbelief. This article follows one...
Adult Food Allergies

Adult Food Allergies

A study from the Annals of ­Allergy, Asthma & Immunology found that 51% of people with food allergies developed at least one of them as an adult. While food allergies affect less than 4% of all adults, the number of people who have some form of food intolerance is...
Generic EpiPen to be Released?

Generic EpiPen to be Released?

The new generic EpiPen device will be available in both adult and junior dosing, but neither the manufacturer nor the FDA have confirmed when it will be available. It is expected to be provided through your regular pharmacy when it is finally released. See the full...
Back to School Forms

Back to School Forms

With back to school season upon us, please be sure to provide us with any school forms as soon as possible. As you can imagine, we receive many forms to complete, so we ask you to patient. Also, now is an important time to get in touch with your child’s...
Exercise and Asthma

Exercise and Asthma

For about 5 – 20% of the population, difficultly breathing could point to something called exercise-induced bronchoconstriction (EIB), a condition you might know as exercise-induced asthma. What are the signs and what should you know if you exercise regularly?...