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.
FDA warns those with peanut allergies to avoid cumin
February 20, 2015, 12:14 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
Traces of peanut protein were found in cumin that was sold as cumin spice and also used in spice mixes and packaged foods.
Napster co-founder donates $24M to allergy research
December 18, 2014, 12:46 p.m. by Jenn Savedge
After years of health struggles, Sean Parker wants to help find a cure for food allergies.
8 of the strangest allergy cures from around the world
October 27, 2014, 9:27 a.m. by Jenn Savedge
Looking for relief from allergy congestion? Skip the supplements and reach for that jar of Sriracha.
Gut bacteria may help to prevent food allergies
August 26, 2014, 10:42 a.m. by Charles Choi, LiveScience
The bacteria Clostridia not only prevented mice from developing a peanut allergy but it also reversed any sensitivity they had to peanut allergens.
How to keep kids with food allergies safe during summertime fun
July 16, 2014, 8 a.m. by Jenn Savedge
From camp counselors to pool lifeguards, here's how to make sure everyone knows what to do to keep your kids safe this summer.
Acne products can cause harmful side effects, FDA warns
June 26, 2014, 9:17 a.m. by Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
Acne treatments do not currently list the more extreme, if rare, reactions some people may experience when using the products.
Will allowing vacant lots to grow wild ease the pain of allergy sufferers in Detroit?
June 17, 2014, 6:30 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Occasional mowing may be making allergies worse in a city where vacant lots are a veritable bonanza for hay fever-triggering plants like ragweed.