| Mar 31, 2011
| 4:23 PM
A hearty laugh on April Fool’s Day is just what the doctor ordered. Whether you are the victim or the prankster of an April Fool’s trick, the Society for Vascular Surgery says it’s good for your vascular health. Laughing increases...
| Jan 11, 2011
| 4:33 AM
A policy to regulate student food allergy management will come before the Warren Township High School Board on Tuesday â and has already been a …...
| Sep 17, 2010
For more than a decade, Cheryl Clark has lived with the chronic pain that accompanies fibromyalgia. After years of suffering with severe flulike aches and pains, she finally found some relief — but it didn't come from a pill or a shot. It came...
| Sep 5, 2010
Traveling can be tough enough, but if you or other family members suffer from food allergies, hitting the road can be a nightmare. About 4% of adults and up to 8% of children younger than 4 have allergies to various foods and additives, according to the...
| Jul 18, 2011
"Pets are embedded in the soul of our humanity," says Dr. Edward Creagan, an oncologist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., as he describes the special fondness and respect he has for a certain other member of the clinic's staff.
That would be Dr....
| Mar 19, 2011
| 8:13 AM
The family of a Chicago Public Schools seventh-grader who died last year after an allergic reaction to peanuts at a school party has filed a wrongful-death suit against the Chinese restaurant that provided the meal, claiming the student's teacher told the...
| Apr 11, 2011
| 11:59 AM
Two years after outgrowing a peanut allergy, Holly Sweenie finally took a peanut butter and jelly sandwich to school. "It took me a long time to get up the courage to pack one," said Sweenie's mom, Susan, of Canton, Mass. "I assumed allergies were...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 12:41 PM
It's been another hectic day. On impulse, you grab an extra-large candy bar during your afternoon break. You plan to take just a few bites. But before you know it, you've polished off the whole thing — and, at least temporarily, you may feel better....
| May 18, 2011
| 4:15 PM
The death of a Chicago seventh-grader who suffered an allergic food reaction during a classroom party last year has led to a bill now awaiting the governor’s signature that would allow school nurses to administer life-saving epinephrine injections...
| May 9, 2011
| 12:22 AM
Spring is in full swing, and so are those pesky seasonal allergies, which are already making life miserable -- and not just for chronic allergy sufferers.
So, what's going on? Plenty, according to Dr. Clifford Bassett, Director of Allergy & Asthma Care...
| Dec 27, 2010
| 10:48 AM
More and more kids these days seem to have food allergies, and peanut-free classrooms are becoming the norm in many elementary schools.
In trying to characterize the apparent increase, scientists have identified two distinct trends. The first is that...