According to a study last year in the journal Pediatrics, by Michelle M. Garrison, a research scientist at Seattle Children’s Research Institute, about 21 percent of pre-school children deal with at least two sleep problems, from a list that includes difficulty falling asleep, nightmares, repeated night waking or daytime tiredness. Between 20 and 43 percent […]
Children living in U.S. cities are much more likely to have food allergies than kids in rural areas, according to a large study published in Pediatrics.
You, too, can support the cause. In the U.S. get your state to make a proclamation. In Canada, join a food allergy walk
He’s known for his bestselling novels and the hit films they inspired: The Firm, A Time to Kill, The Pelican Brief, The Client, to name a few. His dashing protagonists unlock secrets, ferret out corruption, and bring culprits to justice. But 12 years ago author John Grisham found himself caught in his own personal thriller, […]
From the Spring 2012 issue of Allergic Living magazine: Preliminary results of a landmark survey give a picture of the incidence of anaphylaxis – and it is far higher than previously estimated. Early analysis of data in the new “Anaphylaxis in America” survey by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) shows that “at […]
An Ohio study shows that fewer than half of parents and kids with nut allergies could correctly identify nuts in and out of the shell.
A quick manicure at your local nail salon or spa can be a relaxing pick-me-up, but don’t get too lulled by the pampering. Many manicurists massage conditioning oil into your hands to moisturize your cuticles and nails. A common ingredient in cuticle softener? Sweet almond oil. According to South Carolina-based salon owner Rosanne Kinley, who’s […]