Allergies in the News

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

Kids From Dairy Farms Have Lower Allergy Risk, Study Finds

07/15/2014 - Benefits evident from birth, researchers say

iPads Can Trigger Nickel Allergies in Kids

07/14/2014 - Report involving 11-year-boy points to a simple solution: an iPad case

Health Tip: Minimizing Food Allergies

07/07/2014 - Early breast-feeding may help

Milk, Egg Allergies Seem to Make Parents Most Anxious

06/26/2014 - Two-thirds of parents accurately assess severity of their child's food allergy, study reports

Some Acne Products Can Trigger Severe Allergic Reactions: FDA

06/25/2014 - In rare instances, reactions are potentially life-threatening, agency says

Sizing Up Your Options for Hay Fever Relief

06/08/2014 - Newly approved meds dial down your immune system's reaction to allergens

Too-Clean Homes May Encourage Child Allergies, Asthma: Study

06/06/2014 - Exposure to a little dust, dander in infancy might prime tots' immune systems, research finds

Health Tip: Controlling Dust and Dust Mites

05/05/2014 - Clean up dust quickly, particularly in the bedroom

FDA Panel Says No to Over-the-Counter Allergy Drug Singulair

05/05/2014 - Experts expressed relief at the decision, citing safety concerns

Bowel Illnesses Sometimes Coincide in Kids

04/21/2014 - Children with irritable bowel syndrome were more likely to also have celiac disease in Italian study

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