Why growing up on a farm can protect you from allergies and asthma
September 9, 2015, 7:18 a.m. by Jenn Savedge
New research could lead to a vaccine for asthma and better treatment for allergies.
Children with asthma may have peanut allergies
May 18, 2015, 10:23 a.m. by Agata Blaszczak-Boxe, LiveScience
Having a peanut sensitivity may worsen asthma symptoms.
Probiotics may help relieve seasonal allergies
May 7, 2015, 11:05 a.m. by Cari Nierenberg, LiveScience
The 'good bacteria' may change how the immune systems flares up against allergens.
Four in 10 in U.S. live with dangerous air pollution
April 29, 2015, 11:44 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
American Lung Association's annual report looks at soot and smog — and many cities don't fare well.
Boy gets food allergies from blood transfusion
April 8, 2015, 9:59 a.m. by Laura Geggel, LiveScience
Developing allergies from a transfusion is rare but not unheard of.
Are your allergies getting worse? Blame air pollution
March 23, 2015, 1:58 p.m. by Jenn Savedge
New research uncovers how common pollutants alter allergens to make them more potent.
Early exposure to peanuts could prevent allergy
February 24, 2015, 10:39 a.m. by Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
If a test demonstrates that a baby is not yet allergic or sensitive to peanuts, parents should feed the child 2 grams of peanut protein a few times a week for about three years.
Hand-washing dishes may lower a child's allergy risk
February 24, 2015, 9:50 a.m. by Jenn Savedge
New research supports the theory that an overly clean environment could be harmful to kids.