| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 1:28 PM
A new study shows more children have allergies to food than previously thought. One in 12 children has a food allergy, according to a study in the Journal Pediatrics.
One Vinton family knows all too well about food allergies. Nicole Boothe and her two...
| Jul 5, 2011
Many people who suffer food allergies are afraid to travel - in fear that they may have an attack. But don't let your allergies take over your life. Dr. Clifford Bassett, medical director at allergy and asthma care of ny gave us some important tips on...
| 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....
| Oct 24, 2011
Jenny Kales spent the last few hours of a recent Halloween night scraping from her front stoop the peanut butter candies that trick-or-treaters had dropped in their dashes from door to door. She's not an obsessive cleaner, mind you, just a mother of a...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 3:47 PM
From peanuts to milk and even chocolate, people can be allergic to just about anything. Susan Gratza is raising two children with severe food allergies. She says getting proper treatment and knowing more about the condition has helped her to raise her...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 5:47 PM
Mother seeks school food allergy policy
WASHINGTON COUNTY — Sharpsburg mother Sarah Price said Tuesday that Washington County Public Schools needs to focus on how to deal with students with food allergies.
Price told the school board that her...
| 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...