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Good Samaritan Saves 2-Year-Old from Allergic Reaction

A good Samaritan helps save a 2-year-old’s life during a roadside reaction.

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Does Farming Protect Adults Against Allergies?

Want to avoid adult-onset environmental allergies? Then become a farmer, according to a new study.

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World’s Oldest Allergist: Active at 101

He once treated Saddam Hussein for allergies: he’s the world’s oldest allergist at 101.

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FDA’s Gluten-Free Rule: Issues in the Fine Print

The FDA’s new gluten-free labeling standard is a great step forward, but has some issues.

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Company Nixes Allergy Chemical in Sunscreen

Johnson & Johnson announces changes to a sunscreen product after over 150 people reported skin reactions.

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AAFA Releases 2013 Fall Allergy Capitals List

Wichita, Kansas has been selected as the single worst place to live in the United States if you have fall allergies.

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Food Allergy’s Burden on Families: $3,500 a Year

Having a child with a food allergy raises the expenses of an American family by a hefty $3,457 a year, says a groundbreaking national study

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Drinking Probiotics to Ward Off Allergies

A new study published in the journal Pediatrics suggests that taking probiotics taken during pregnancy or early in life may reduce the risk of developing food allergies.

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Middle-Aged Women at Higher Risk for Asthma Hospitalization

A new study suggests that women aged 40 to 60 with asthma are admitted to hospital more than twice as often as males in the same age group. Drawing on a decade’s worth of data from the National Inpatient Sample databases, researchers from New York’s Downtown Hospital and Weill Cornell Medical College found that for […]

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City Mulls Auto-Injectors in Restaurants

A Canadian city considers requiring all food outlets to have an auto-injector on hand in case of an allergic emergency.

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