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The Dangers of Flying While Allergic
Scientific American

“Real Housewives of New York” cast member and Skinnygirl brand founder Bethenny Frankel made some much-needed social media impact recently—not for a new business venture, but for her food allergy experience in flight.

After a lifetime enduring “shame, (unwanted) attention and eye-rolling” when she alerted others about her fin fish allergy, Frankel recently survived a stay in the intensive care unit after unknowingly eating fish in a bowl of soup.

On the heels of that traumatic experience, and wary of further exposures, she notified the airline about her allergy in advance of an upcoming trip and asked that fish not be served.