Are schools going overboard on food allergy safety?
March 31, 2015, 1:32 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
A permission slip before 6th graders can eat an Oreo sparks thoughts about allergy safety and much more.
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.