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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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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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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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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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School ‘Stock’ Epinephrine Bill Before U.S. Senate

The School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act has reached the U.S. Senate. Here’s how to support it.

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Discovery Channel Airs Food Allergy Documentary

The Discovery Channel will air a full hour documentary on food allergies as a growing public health issue on September 7.

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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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