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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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Increased Allergy Risk for C-Section Babies

New research adds to the growing body of evidence that suggests infants who are born via Caesarian section are more likely to develop allergies later in life.

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Is Gluten Content to Blame for the Rise of Celiac Disease?

There has long been speculation that celiac disease’s increase might be related to higher gluten content in wheat today

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Know Your Food Allergy Rights: College

The rights for people with food allergies and celiac disease in college have come a long way. There are two main legal documents which apply, and a recent Department of Justice complaint which resulted in a settlement all but confirms that severe food allergies constitute a disability under U.S. law. Rehabilitation Act, 1973 Applies to: […]

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Baby’s Diet Can Influence Food Allergies

A study published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology suggests that babies who eat more homemade and fresh foods are less likely to develop allergies later in life. For the study, researchers from the U.K. examined the food diaries kept by mothers of both allergic and non-allergic infants. All of the babies in […]

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