Tag Archives: allergy

Teen Dies From Birthday Meal After Telling Staff of His Allergy During His Order – Newsweek

Owen Carey simply wanted to celebrate his 18th birthday with his girlfriend at a popular London eatery. Careful of what he chose to eat, he let the staff at Byron Burgers know he had a dairy allergy, and asked if the grilled chicken would be ok. After feeling assured it would be safe to eat,… Read More »

New Food Allergy Tests Hold Hope of Reliable Results – Allergic Living

New diagnostic tests are being developed that aim to more accurately diagnose a patient’s food allergy. Currently, skin-prick testing and blood tests provide insight into whether someone is allergic, but are not the most reliable tools. “Allergists don’t have a test that’s highly accurate for diagnosing food allergy. When you look at the tests that… Read More »

In a Children’s Theater Program, Drama Over a Peanut Allergy

TURNERS FALLS, Mass. — It seemed like the perfect setting for a shy, thoughtful 10-year-old boy’s first steps on stage: a kids’ Shakespeare program that doesn’t hold auditions, guarantees everyone a substantial speaking role, emphasizes community, and excludes no one. Unless, as Mason Wicks-Lim and his mother Ali discovered, you have a life-threatening nut allergy.… Read More »