Guests post by Lisa Musician, RD, LDN Sending your child off to school for the first time, whether it is pre-school or kindergarten, is stressful enough. After all, this may be the first time your child has been separated from you for any length of time. Add the fact that your child could potentially have…

By Tracy Bush – Nutrimom®- Food Allergy Liaison When someone is diagnosed with a food allergy or has a child that has been diagnosed with a food allergy, there is a moment in time where your world stops suddenly on its axis. Life as you know it will never be the same again. All of…

Guest post by Jan Hanson, M.A. Going to college for most high school students requires considerable time and planning. Going to college when you have a food allergy or severe food restriction, requires extra planning and unique considerations, with safety often at the forefront. The question: Will The College Adequately Accommodate And Make Arrangements For…

  What is eczema?  I normally tell my patients that eczema is dry skin with an attitude.  It is often used as a catch-all word for atopic dermatitis, dyshidrotic eczema, nummular dermatitis, diaper dermatitis, allergic and irritant contact dermatitis. Atopic dermatitis is usually diagnosed in infancy.  The incidence has been increasing in developed countries.  A…