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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

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

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

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

Drugmaker Recalls Injectors Used to Treat Allergic Reactions October 29, 2015

Sanofi's Auvi-Q injectors may not deliver right amount of life-saving drug

Halloween Can Be a Fright for Kids With Food Allergies October 27, 2015

Expert offers tips for getting your ghosts and goblins safely through the holiday

Unexpected Severe Allergic Reactions Strike Many Schools October 26, 2015

Study found 1 in 10 dealt with anaphylaxis case in 2013, 22 percent were kids with no known allergies

Health Tip: Getting Rid of Mold After a Flood October 22, 2015

Bleach can help do the job

Vaccines Rarely Cause Life-Threatening Allergic Reactions: CDC October 15, 2015

Just 33 people from 25 million immunized were affected, researchers report

Health Tip: Climate Can Affect Allergies October 05, 2015

Monitor weather changes

Health Tip: Is Dust Causing Your Allergy? September 24, 2015

Here are some potential sources

Health Tip: Coping With Mosquito Bites September 01, 2015

Suggestions to help ease the itch

Got a Rash? You Might Be Allergic to Nickel, Dermatologist Says August 20, 2015

Commonly used in metal jewelry, it's also found in food, topical medicines and medical implants

Add Asthma, Allergy Plans to Your Back-to-School List August 01, 2015

From students to teachers to school nurses, everyone needs to be on the same page to prevent problems

Health Tip: Know the Dangers of Mold July 24, 2015

It can cause serious allergic reactions

Health Tip: Are You Allergic to Latex? July 20, 2015

Here are common symptoms

Dermatologist Offers Advice on Treating Kids' Hives July 18, 2015

Allergic rash can have many causes; avoiding trigger is key to prevention

Straight Talk About Poison Ivy July 10, 2015

Itchy red rash caused by exposure to plant's oil, not by brushing against its leaves, dermatologist says

Second Severe Allergic Reaction Isn't Uncommon July 10, 2015

Study finds about one in seven kids has repeat episode

How to Avoid July Fourth Allergy Flare-Ups July 02, 2015

Smoke, stings, mold are common summer allergens that can trigger asthma, allergy attacks, experts say

Under-the-Tongue Hay Fever Pills Offer Little Benefit: Study June 30, 2015

For serious grass allergy, shots may be more effective, researcher says

Poison Ivy's Gonna Get Ya... June 06, 2015

Unless you follow these handy tips

Do You Need a Doctor for Bug Bites and Bee Stings? May 24, 2015

Most can be treated at home, but learn signs of emergency, expert advises

Can Asthma Protect Men From Prostate Cancer? May 22, 2015

New research finds an association, but doesn't prove cause and effect

Health Tip: Pollen Isn't the Only Allergen May 13, 2015

Other things that can make you sneeze

Peanut Allergy Exposure Occurs Most Often at Home, Study Says May 12, 2015

Majority of moderate, severe reactions are handled inappropriately

Is It a Cold or an Allergy? May 05, 2015

How parents can help relieve kids' hay fever symptoms