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Mice May Be Key to Kids' Asthma Attacks at School December 02, 2016

Study suggests, but can't prove, that rodent allergens could play a role

Colleges Not Fully Prepared for Students With Food Allergies: Study November 11, 2016

Lack of support programs to help them stay safe is a significant issue, allergists say

How to Introduce Your Baby to Food Containing Peanuts November 11, 2016

New guidelines coming soon from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Clean Home May Help Keep Kids' Asthma in Check October 31, 2016

Controlling allergens, household pollutants can reduce need for medication, pediatricians' group says

Join the Teal Pumpkin Project on Halloween October 28, 2016

Painted pumpkins let trick-or-treaters with food allergies know safe treats are available

Health Tip: Health Tip: Manage Allergies October 20, 2016

Suggestions to stem the sneezing

Parents of Kids With Food Allergies Believe They're Allergic, Too October 12, 2016

But fewer than one-third tested positive for food allergies, study finds

6 Keys to a Safe, Allergy-Free Halloween October 10, 2016

These tips can ease parents' worries and help kids with food allergies or asthma enjoy the holiday

Health Tip: Kick Dust Mites Out of Bed October 10, 2016

How to protect yourself

Farm Kids Get Fewer Allergies, International Study Finds September 27, 2016

Researchers aim to learn whether early exposure to allergens has a protective effect

Early Introduction of Eggs, Peanuts May Cut Kids' Allergy Risk: Study September 20, 2016

Allergy specialist suggests existing guidelines on introducing foods may be outdated

Food Allergies Linked to Raised Risk of Asthma, Hay Fever September 14, 2016

Odds rise even higher when kids have more than one food allergy, researchers say

Makeup of Germs in Newborn's Gut May Triple Allergy, Asthma Risk September 13, 2016

Study finds abnormality present in 10 percent of kids seems to undermine immune function

Health Tip: Don't Be Surprised by Fall Allergies September 05, 2016

Get the facts

Peanut Allergy Treatment: The Earlier in Childhood, the Better August 18, 2016

Exposure therapy for infants and toddlers leaves 4 out of 5 'desensitized,' study finds

4 Ways to Protect Yourself Against Poison Ivy, Oak and Sumac August 11, 2016

But just in case, here's what to do if you develop the red, itchy rash and blisters that these plants can cause

Allergies Less Common in Kids Who Suck Thumb, Bite Nails July 11, 2016

Findings boost 'hygiene hypothesis,' study authors suggest

Health Tip: Getting Rid of Mold and Mildew July 07, 2016

Steps to help keep you healthier

Easing Your Child's Allergies June 16, 2016

For starters, pay attention to pollen levels, FDA advises

Certain Steroids Raise Risk for Serious Staph Infections June 09, 2016

Study finds long-term use of glucocorticoids may suppress immune system, upping odds for patients

Health Tip: Spot Signs of Summer Allergies June 06, 2016

Your sniffles may not be a cold

Health Tip: If Your Child Is Allergic to Dust June 03, 2016

Suggestions for what to do at home

Asthma Symptoms Can Bloom in Springtime May 27, 2016

Follow your care plan to prevent attacks, expert says

Think You're Allergic to Penicillin? Maybe Not May 11, 2016

Only a severe reaction that comes within a hour or two signals true allergy to the antibiotic, allergist says

Kids From Poorer Families May Have Worse Food Allergy Care April 27, 2016

Parents often have fewer dollars for medication, preventive measures, study finds

Can Certain Allergy Meds Worsen Restless Legs Syndrome? April 19, 2016

Some over-the-counter antihistamines might cause painful sensations that disrupt sleep, expert says

Health Tip: Easing Eye Allergies April 18, 2016

Stay away from things that make your eyes itch.

Spring Allergies? Don't Assume It's Only Pollen April 15, 2016

Identifying your triggers is the first step toward relief, experts say

FDA Proposes Ban on Powdered Medical Gloves March 21, 2016

Side effects include airway and wound inflammation, agency says

Blooming Trees Can Bring Misery to Allergy Sufferers March 20, 2016

But expert offers tips on how to keep symptoms under control

An Expert's Guide to Sneezin' Season March 16, 2016

Allergy sufferers should prepare for a particularly 'nasty' spring, New York sinus specialist says

Special Infant Formulas Don't Shield Against Asthma, Allergies: Study March 09, 2016

Review of nearly 70 years of data found no protective effect; experts urge breast-feeding instead

Poverty Linked to Asthma, Allergy Treatment Failure March 07, 2016

Patients from low-income households more likely to have worse outcomes, studies show

Supervised Exposure Therapy for Peanut Allergy Lasts, Study Finds March 04, 2016

Even after a year-long break, kids maintained their tolerance

Health Tip: Are You Allergic to Dust Mites? February 23, 2016

Frequent sneezing is a common symptom

Prenatal Diet Rich in Vitamin D May Cut Allergy Risk in Kids: Study February 17, 2016

But supplements don't offer the same protection, researchers say

Allergy Shots Still Effective for Seniors February 09, 2016

Researchers say aging immune system doesn't significantly reduce injections' usefulness

Allergies, Asthma Tied to Lower Risk of Brain Cancer February 05, 2016

Researchers found 30 percent lower odds for those with respiratory allergies and eczema

Could C-Section Baby Benefit From Mom's Vaginal Fluids? February 01, 2016

Small study suggests it's possible to partially restore good bacteria to cesarean infants

Parents Often Ill-Informed About Food-Allergy Emergencies January 26, 2016

Many don't know how, when to use epinephrine, study finds

Health Tip: Considering a Humidifier? January 21, 2016

It may not be best for those with allergies

Health Tip: Are You Allergic to Your Pet? January 05, 2016

Here are possible warning signs

Health Tip: Struggling With Chronic Cough? December 22, 2015

Try these at-home remedies

Health Tip: Recogize Signs of Mold Allergy December 21, 2015

Here are possible symptoms

Kids With Asthma, Allergies May Face Higher Heart Risk Factors: Study December 08, 2015

Risk doubles for high cholesterol and blood pressure, but danger to any one child is low, findings suggest

Allergy and Asthma Sufferers Beware as Holiday Season Kicks In November 21, 2015

Expert offers tips to cope with seasonal triggers

Think You're Allergic to Penicillin? Maybe Not, Researchers Say November 05, 2015

Small study finds drug might be safe for patients who had previous reaction to the antibiotic

Breast-Feeding May Not Help Prevent Allergies in Kids, Study Claims November 05, 2015

But at least one pediatrician is skeptical of the finding, and urges mothers to breast-feed

Don't Assume Siblings Will Have Food Allergies, Too November 05, 2015

Study found only 1 in 10 was allergic to same things; experts advise against routine testing for them

Dogs in the Home May Lower Kids' Odds for Asthma November 02, 2015

Study findings support notion that early life exposure to microbes, allergens may prevent illness, experts say

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