| Sep 5, 2010
Traveling can be tough enough, but if you or other family members suffer from food allergies, hitting the road can be a nightmare. About 4% of adults and up to 8% of children younger than 4 have allergies to various foods and additives, according to the...
| Jun 20, 2011
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A new study shows more children have allergies to food than previously thought. One in 12 children has a food allergy, according to a study in the Journal Pediatrics.
One Vinton family knows all too well about food allergies. Nicole Boothe and her two...
| Jul 5, 2011
Many people who suffer food allergies are afraid to travel - in fear that they may have an attack. But don't let your allergies take over your life. Dr. Clifford Bassett, medical director at allergy and asthma care of ny gave us some important tips on...
| Jul 18, 2011
"Pets are embedded in the soul of our humanity," says Dr. Edward Creagan, an oncologist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., as he describes the special fondness and respect he has for a certain other member of the clinic's staff.
That would be Dr....
| Oct 24, 2011
Jenny Kales spent the last few hours of a recent Halloween night scraping from her front stoop the peanut butter candies that trick-or-treaters had dropped in their dashes from door to door. She's not an obsessive cleaner, mind you, just a mother of a...
| Aug 31, 2011
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From peanuts to milk and even chocolate, people can be allergic to just about anything. Susan Gratza is raising two children with severe food allergies. She says getting proper treatment and knowing more about the condition has helped her to raise her...
| Oct 5, 2011
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It's been another hectic day. On impulse, you grab an extra-large candy bar during your afternoon break. You plan to take just a few bites. But before you know it, you've polished off the whole thing — and, at least temporarily, you may feel better....
| May 18, 2011
| 4:15 PM
The death of a Chicago seventh-grader who suffered an allergic food reaction during a classroom party last year has led to a bill now awaiting the governor’s signature that would allow school nurses to administer life-saving epinephrine injections...
| Jul 22, 2011
Q: I was told that Zoloft (sertraline) was not addictive, but my experience suggests otherwise. I was on this antidepressant for nine years. I wanted to get off because it killed my sex drive.
One day after stopping this drug, I experienced unbearable...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 9:55 PM
A student at Issaquah High School went into anaphylactic shock Thursday because the school cafeteria had kiwi on the menu – a fruit to which she is allergic. And she’s not just allergic to just eating them, but suffers even when exposed to...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 4:42 PM
Chicago Public Schools is planning to start stocking epinephrine injectors at schools to treat life-threatening allergic reactions.
Chicago Public Schools is planning to start stocking epinephrine injectors at schools to treat life-threatening allergic...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 3:52 PM
If you're of a certain age, like me, your childhood memories of food at school are sweet and sentimental.
Nothing was off the table, literally, including mystery treats that in grade school would magically appear on your desk after recess. Ours were left...