Mommy's Mouth: Super Pacifier Cleaner
You're out with your baby and the pacifier falls on the ground. You pop it in your mouth to "clean" it and give it back to your baby. Can that simple act affect your baby's future allergies?
Where the US Sidewalk Ends…
Americans are are no strangers to hay fever and other allergies. Yet Americans born outside of the US may have to deal with these conditions less than those born in the US.
Allergic or Intolerant?
Does your stomach get a little rumbly after eating certain foods? It’s pretty obvious that pigging out on pizza, ice cream, candy and French fries may give you a stomach ache, but what about when symptoms develop after more typical meals?
Putting Milk on the Map
Researchers already knew that milk allergy was common among American children. But until recently, they weren’t sure how it compared to other food allergies.
Nuts on the Plane
Traveling with peanut and tree nut allergies can be challenging. Airplane flights can be especially difficult since nuts are so often passed out as snacks. But allergies shouldn’t keep you grounded.
Signs of Allergy Differ by Race
Even before children show signs of allergies, their body may already be reacting to allergens in the air or their food. Now, researchers have found that race may play a role in children's sensitivity to developing allergies.
Can Food Allergy Contribute to IBS?
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) can cause pain, constipation and diarrhea. Those symptoms can also be caused by allergies to some foods. So, are some IBS symptoms caused by a food allergy?
Under Your Tongue
Living with peanut allergies can be scary. Avoiding foods that might contain peanuts can be difficult but for those with severe reactions...one hidden nut can be life threatening.
Is Fast Food Flaring Kids' Allergies?
It’s no surprise to find out that healthy kids eat healthy food. But what about kids who eat fast food several times per week? Can the body be allergic to junk food?
Andy Capp’s Hot Fries Recalled Due To Undeclared Soy Allergen
Today, ConAgra Foods, Omaha, Neb., in cooperation with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is voluntarily recalling a limited number of packages of its Andy Capp’s Hot Fries flavor product that may contain the Andy Capp’s Cheddar Fries flavor, and, therefore, an undeclared allergen—soy. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. There have been no illnesses reported to date in connection with this product.