| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Q: I have several medications that are well beyond their expiration dates. Does that mean that they won't work -- or are dangerous?
A: The manufacturer's expiration date on most medications is 2-3 years from when the pills were made. This assumes they're...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is it possible for children to outgrow food allergies?
ANSWER: Some children may outgrow their food allergies. But the likelihood of that happening depends in large part on the type of food a child is allergic to, as well the severity...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 4:00 PM
During a recent vacation, we met friends at a neighborhood hangout for dinner. As we walked in, I became worried — one sniff confirmed that a fish fry was taking place. After informing our server that I'm allergic to fish (also peanuts), she...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 9:33 AM
Steven Mangold and Christian Hwang were diagnosed with severe cow's milk allergies as young boys. Both initially fared well after months of experimental treatment at the Johns Hopkins Children's Center that exposed them gradually to more and more milk....
| Mar 27, 2013
| 10:57 PM
If any of the three elephants in the Yelduz Shrine Circus like peanuts, they'll be out of luck at 4 p.m. today
There will not be peanuts in the building for the opening performance of the Yelduz Shrine Circus. No peanuts will be sold. The popcorn...
| May 30, 2013
| 8:35 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott signed a total of 36 bills today. Among them are measures setting new standards for cyberbullying; banning the use of electronic funds transfer cards in adult entertainment or gambling facilities; and codifying an...
| May 14, 2013
| 11:55 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Bottling up emotions is thought to harm both mind and body, but a new study suggests that the opposite extreme may be no better.
In a study of thousands of heart attack patients, those who recalled having flown into a rage...
| May 8, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Who would want to take a medication every day unless there was a very good reason to do so? Do we have alternatives that actually are effective? Can we take medications just until other measures become effective? These...
| Dec 4, 2012
Actress Julie Bowen of "Modern Family" doesn't want other parents to go through what she and her husband did when their toddler experienced a life-threatening allergic reaction that sent him into anaphylactic shock.
Her son recovered completely, but the...
| Mar 4, 2013
After a frightening episode when a school-bus driver gave a store-bought cookie to her son, who has food allergies, Erin Spaulding of Branford started to feel that there is a dangerous gap in transportation procedures in some of our towns.
| Apr 8, 2012
| 3:03 PM
As the Maryland General Assembly’s session nears an end, much of Washington County’s business has been sewn up.
The county delegation’s signature bill — establishing stricter financial accountability for the Washington County...