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 lifeguards, here's how to make sure everyone knows how 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.
The hygiene hypothesis: Is our obsession with cleaning making us sick?
June 10, 2014, 11:40 a.m. by Jenn Savedge
Research links allergies and asthma to one of the trappings of modern living.
Yoga doesn't ease asthma symptoms, study finds
June 10, 2014, 11:25 a.m. by Jillian Rose Lim, LiveScience
Yoga didn't influence the number of asthma attacks any more than regular breathing exercises or even no breathing exercises at all did.
9 myths about seasonal allergies
May 23, 2014, 10:24 a.m. by Cari Nierenberg, LiveScience
Allergies can be unpredictable, which can explain why there are so many falsehoods about how we develop them and how we can treat them.
What are the risks of temporary tattoos?
May 16, 2014, 9:35 a.m. by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
While temporary tattoos aren't Food and Drug Administration, the dyes added to them are regulated. Officials are asking people to report allergic reactions.