Allergies in the News

Many Docs Mistaken About Allergies: Study

11/07/2014 - Survey results show lots of primary care physicians lack knowledge of causes, treatments

Schools With EpiPens Save Lives, Study Says

11/07/2014 - First incident may come from a new lunch food

Think You're Allergic to Penicillin? Maybe Not

11/07/2014 - In studies, vast majority of people who said they had the allergy showed no evidence of it in skin tests

Climate Change Will Boost Grass Pollen Production, Study Contends

11/05/2014 - The result: increased 'exposure and suffering in grass pollen-allergic individuals,' researchers say

FDA Cautions Against 'Undeclared' Food Allergens

10/29/2014 - Labels omitting certain ingredients are leading cause of FDA recalls

Childhood Peanut Allergy May Be Linked to Skin Gene Mutation

10/24/2014 - Study bolsters the dual-allergen-exposure theory, expert says

Health Tip: Listen to Your Child About Food Allergies

10/20/2014 - Things kids may say when they're having an allergic reaction

Allergy to Some Metal Implants Linked to Rare Skin Cancer, Study Says

10/14/2014 - Researchers say testing patients for adverse reaction may be needed

Medicines Are Biggest Culprit in Fatal Allergic Reactions: Study

10/10/2014 - Antibiotics, contrast material for scans lead the list of triggers

Health Tip: What Causes Hives?

09/29/2014 - Most commonly, exposure to an allergen

More Schools Stocking Shots That Counter Serious Allergic Reactions

09/19/2014 - Having epinephrine auto-injectors on hand can save lives, advocates say

Few Students With Asthma, Allergies Have School Emergency Plan

09/12/2014 - Schools must be well prepared to deal with life-threatening reactions, researchers caution

Farm Antibiotics May Be Linked to Food Allergies

09/03/2014 - Girl's severe reaction traced to streptomycin-treated blueberries

More Evidence Breast-Feeding Lowers Child's Risk of Infections, Allergies

09/02/2014 - Human milk contains important immunological protection for children, study authors say

Health Tip: Recognizing Hay Fever

08/28/2014 - The most common type of allergy

Health Tip: Teaching Your Child About Food Allergies

08/25/2014 - Communicate the warning signs

Food Allergies More Common Among Inner City Kids, Study Finds

08/22/2014 - 10 percent of children tracked had allergy to peanuts, eggs or milk

Stay Out of Stinging Insects' Way This Summer

08/03/2014 - Bees, wasps and other pests send about 500,000 Americans to the hospital annually

Asthma Drug May Help Those With Chronic Hives

07/21/2014 - Xolair found safe, effective for reducing symptoms, study finds

Health Tip: Thwart Mold at Home

07/18/2014 - Address any leaks or damp areas


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