When parents can get an at-home version of a medical test that would normally take time out of their family’s busy day, it’s going to garner attention. That’s exactly what’s happening with at-home allergy — or, more accurately, at-home sensitivity — tests.
Goodbye, winter. Hello, spring. Most kids get excited for the warm temperatures and sunshine, but not so much for the ensuing sniffles and watery eyes that come with springtime allergies.
Over the last few years, the gluten-free diet has gained a lot of followers and the trend continues to grow. There are those who need it for medical reasons, such as celiac disease and gluten sensitivity,
Researchers estimate that approximately 15 million Americans have a food allergy. This includes 1 in every 13 children, which translates to approximately two in every classroom!
The best way to keep kids from developing peanut allergies is to keep them away from peanuts, right? Not so fast.
Just like meeting homework deadlines and figuring out transportation to and from extracurricular activities, managing your child’s food allergies at school requires planning.