School bus company employees and employees of other school contractors may soon be able to administer epinephrine auto-injectors as part of a new bill.
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New guidelines say infants ages 4-6 months should eat peanut-containing foods to prevent allergies.
The wearable patch trains the immune system to tolerate peanut protein in small doses over time and shows promise among children, according to a recent study.
New information from Pediatrics says nail biting and thumb sucking in children may prevent allergies.
710,000 cases of Hostess treats have been recalled due to possible contamination from a peanut residue.
We spoke to an asthma and allergy specialist to find out how to manage and control your child's asthma, how to prevent asthma attacks, and reducing asthma triggers.
Dr. Tim Mainardi offers advice on how families can remedy allergy symptoms without avoiding the outdoors.
One local mom shares her ideas about what would make schools a happier, safer place for kids with food allergies.
Try these recipes for gluten-free, vegan Girl Scout-style cookies at home, including Thin Mints, Samoas, and Tagalongs. You won't believe how close the taste comes to the real deal!
Joan Lehach, M.D., who specializes in allergy, asthma, and clinical immunology at Montefiore Medical Center in New York, reveals what triggers allergy symptoms in the winter and shares 10 tips to help reduce winter allergy symptoms.
The Sneaky Chef Creamy No-Nut Butter is blends naturally sweet and "nutty" tasting golden peas instead of peanuts, serving as a perfect peanut butter substitute for individuals with peanut allergies. Here, a healthy cookie recipe using the Sneaky Chef's no-nut butter.
A University of Michigan study reveals eight precautionary steps people with peanut or tree nut allergies can take to reduce the risk of having an allergic reaction while flying on an airplane.
Dr. Hemmers of Allergy Center of Connecticut addresses the best ways to treat a baby's eczema and also comments on whether there are dangers to using steroidal medications or creams for repeat treatments on the baby's itchy rashes.
Your child has itchy rashes on his skin. A doctor of the Allergy Center of Connecticut provides an overview of the types and safety of tests you can get on your child to see whether his eczema is caused by allergies.
Your child had eczema as a baby and toddler but seemed to outgrow it around age 5. Now that she is a teenager, the eczema is resurfacing. Dr. Phil Hemmers of the Allergy Center of Connecticut explains why eczema resurfaces in teens and how to treat it in older kids.
A University of Michigan study found that children with egg allergies had no adverse reactions to the influenza vaccine.
Paul Antico, father of three children with food allergies and the founder of AllergyEats, offers advice on how to manage children's special diets during sports season, when they're eating and traveling with their teams.
Traditional bake sales have been banned at most NYC-area schools due to the rise in food allergies, childhood obesity, and foodborne illnesses, limiting fundraising opportunities. In an effort to evolve with the times, here are 10 inventive fundraising ideas for your school that don't involve baked goods.
AllergyEats.com is a guide to allergy-friendly restaurants across the country.
Cockroaches are more than just irritating household pests, they're also a leading trigger of allergies and asthma attacks.
We've compiled some of our favorite health articles with the best tips for parents on how to raise healthy children.
Even if your child doesn't have allergies, chances are at least one of his friends suffers. Lori Sandler, founder of the allergen-free Divvies Bakery and author of "The Divvies Bakery Cookbook," offers parents tips on how to throw an inclusive, safe, and fun birthday party for all guests.
Spring and summer are not the only seasons that bring misery to those with allergies.
Spring has finally arrived. Yet, as Long Islanders and other New Yorkers know, the onset of milder weather also heralds the start of the springtime pollen season!
There are many ways that parents can prepare food choices that are thoughtful of kids with allergies while also still being healthy and delicious.
Camping is a wonderful family affair. Children and parents work together to set up tents, start campfires, and swat away mosquitoes. Despite our careful planning of every article of clothing to bring, what type of sandwiches to make, and which adult beverages we need, we usually forget something.
Imagine you are an excellent cook – and the editor of a food magazine to boot – but your child is allergic to everything you make. Silvana Nardone's 11-year old son, Isaiah, developed food allergies last fall, and must avoid wheat, dairy, eggs, soy & peanuts.
For those unfortunate few with food allergies, certain "surprises" can bring more than bad taste — they can cause a full-blown emergency. Here are the facts on food allergies...