Gina Clowes, Patient Expert

Gina is a life coach, speaker, author, and advocate at She wrote for HealthCentral as a patient expert for Allergy.

8 Tips for Allergy-Proof Holiday Celebrations

Communication and planning are the keys to safe, allergy-free holiday celebrations. Food allergies can be a challenge at family gatherings and holiday celebrations. Potential allergens are in many of our traditional holiday foods and even in seasonal ...
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Food Allergy Travel Tips: You Can Take It With You

When you or a loved one have food allergies, it can be tough to avoid allergic reactions on the road. Here are five tips for managing food allergies while traveling (and they ensure that you have fun!). After my son was diagnosed with food allergies, ...
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What I Wish I Knew: Food Allergy Lessons I've Learned

Since my son was diagnosed with multiple food allergies six years ago, our lives have changed in many ways. That initial transition period was challenging and I learned a lot from the school of hard knocks. I really wish I had known more about what t...
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Gina Clowes of My Story

When my husband and I decided to have kids, I knew I would go back to work. I was one of those women who sneered at stay-home moms because “Motherhood is a relationship, not a career” I did end up going back after my first son was born, albeit part-t...
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