With support from Caring Bridge

Dimensions of Health

Allergic, ostracized and afraid

The spectrum of mental and physical health

In this episode 3 stories

Read 6 mins
Beating the stigma of the ‘peanut-free table’

Children can be cruel. Just ask anyone with a life-threatening food allergy who’s ever been teased, taunted – or worse – by their peers.

Read 1 mins
Food allergies in U.S. children

More than 40% of children who have food allergies have needed treatment in the emergency room. This graphic provides comprehensive data at at glance.

Listen 13 mins
Mom creates a support system for food-allergic families

When Lisa Rutter’s son Evan was diagnosed with a peanut and tree nut allergy, she and her family faced bullying and loneliness. That’s when she decided to do something about it.