Having a child with a life-threatening allergy is constantly scary. As much as you can prepare yourself for the worst, it adds extra comfort to know the other adults in your child’s life are also prepared to act in an emergency situation. Purvi Par...
Kids will bring home more than homework once they’re back in school. They also bring home plenty of germs. With that in mind, it's a good idea to check your medicine cabinet and ensure it's fully stocked and ready for any sick days that may arise. ...
The NYC Board of Health approved new amendments to the Health Code last week. Under the new mandate, nearly 3,000 city-regulated child care will be required to properly store and maintain two epinephrine auto-injectors on site. An auto-injector is ...
“Peter Rabbit” the new live-action film based on the books of Beatrix Potter has recently come under attack. Many parents are furious over a seen, which they feel depicts “allergy bullying.”
Governor Cuomo signed a bill sponsored by Assemblyman David Buchwald (D-Westchester) that will allow bus drivers to administer auto-injected epinephrine to children experiencing anaphylaxis.
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.
New guidelines say infants ages 4-6 months should eat peanut-containing foods to prevent allergies.
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.
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 C...
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...
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.
Cockroaches are more than just irritating household pests, they're also a leading trigger of allergies and asthma attacks.
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, saf...