Food Allergies http://kut.org en This Musician Has a Unique (and Maybe Lifesaving) Message for Kids With Food Allergies http://kut.org/post/musician-has-unique-and-maybe-lifesaving-message-kids-food-allergies <p>It’s becoming more common for kids at school to share a classroom – or a lunchroom&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">–&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">with a student with food allergies. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says as many as one in 15 kids in the U.S. have food allergies – and those numbers appear to be on the rise.</span></p><p>The issue is a serious one because kids can become very sick or die from exposure to certain foods. But kids also may feel isolated or be bullied because of the precautions they have to take.</p><p>Some local schools and parents are taking a unique route towards promoting awareness and acceptance.<iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/143559325&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 11:24:04 +0000 Laura Rice 10141 at http://kut.org This Musician Has a Unique (and Maybe Lifesaving) Message for Kids With Food Allergies