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King of Pops recalls fruit ices over mislabeling

King of Pops, a Charleston, SouthCarolina, maker of fruit ices, is recalling mislabeled bananapudding pops and Key lime pie...

Nickel in early iPad likely triggered allergy in boy -study

Nickel in a first-generation iPadlikely triggered an allergic skin reaction in an 11-year-oldboy, a case that highlights...

How well do people identify stinging bugs?

Most adults have a tough timetelling hornets, wasps and bees apart, which could spell troubleif a sting causes a severe allergic...

FDA warns of serious allergic reactions with acne products

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned onWednesday that popular acne products sold over-the-counter underbrand names...

Metal allergies may affect joint replacement success

Metal sensitivities can lead tofailure of replacement joints, and patients should be carefullyevaluated for a possible reaction...

High hopes for hypoallergenic peanuts

Hypoallergenic peanutproducts could someday be available to the millions of Americansallergic to regular peanuts. Researchers...

For parents of children with food allergies, dietary counseling can help

Children with food allergieshave a tough time getting all the nutrients they need, but asmall study suggests that working...

People don't usually complete allergy shots or drops

Doctors may recommend allergyshots or under-the-tongue drops to their patients, but mostdon't start the treatments, reports...

School nurses save money: study

A Massachusetts program that putfull-time registered nurses in schools more than paid for itselfby averting medical costs...

Childhood eczema may last into adulthood: study

Despite a widespread belief that childhood eczema clears up by adolescence, a new study suggests the condition often lasts...

Stress in pregnancy linked to children's asthma risk

Stress during pregnancy brought on by events like divorce, job loss or death of a loved one appears to be linked to an increased...

'Spring Allergy Capitals' report released for 2014; Louisville, Kentucky tops list

The 12th annual "Spring Allergy Capitals" report was released today by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA)....

Removing mold may reduce adult asthma risk

Mold exposure in the home raises the risk of asthma symptoms in middle age, according to a new study from Australia. The...

Mattress covers may not help with dust mite allergies

Based on two dozen clinical trials, U.S. researchers find that expensive mattress covers make no difference in reducing dust...

Is it safe for pregnant women to eat peanuts?

So long as they don't have nut allergies themselves, pregnant women shouldn't be afraid that eating nuts might trigger allergies...

Some skin creams bad news for eczema

People with eczema are especially vulnerable to allergic reactions to certain preservatives in lotions and creams, according...

UPDATE 1-Emergency allergy needles too short for heavy people?

People with serious allergies who are obese may find out in a moment of crisis their epinephrine injection needles aren't...

Kids with asthma still exposed to secondhand smoke

Despite public health campaigns, too many people are still smoking around little kids with asthma, say U.S. researchers....

After melanoma, people head back to the sun: study

People with the most dangerous type of skin cancer tend to stay out of the sun and wear extra sunscreen the year after being...

U.S. cancer-care delivery is 'in crisis': report

Cancer treatment has grown so complex, many U.S. doctors can't keep up with new information and are offering incorrect treatment,...

Skipping meds linked to more hospital visits for kids

Kids and teens with asthma and type 1 diabetes often don't take their medication as prescribed, and those that skip doses...

Probiotics linked to lower risk of allergies for kids

Babies whose mothers take probiotics while pregnant and those who are given the so-called "good bacteria" supplements early...

Asthma more common, severe among obese kids: study

Overweight and obese children are more likely to be diagnosed with asthma, according to a new study - and when they do have...

Fresh, unprocessed baby foods tied to less allergy

Babies who ate more fruits and vegetables and fewer packaged foods were less likely to develop food allergies in a new study...

Serious rash risk with acetaminophen pain pills: FDA

Tylenol and other painkillers containing the ingredient acetaminophen can cause a potentially deadly skin rash known as Stevens-Johnson...

Kids' asthma more likely to linger with pet allergies

Though many children with asthma eventually grow out of the condition, a severe case in childhood or allergies to furry animals...

U.S. Marine base burn pit poses health risk: report

Open-air burn pits at a U.S. Marine base in Afghanistan pose a health risk to the 13,500 military and civilian personnel...

Antibiotics in infancy linked to eczema

In a new review of previous research, children who took antibiotics in their first year of life were about 40 percent more...

Evidence thin on osteopathic manipulation for kids

There is no clear evidence that osteopathic manipulation helps treat kids and teenagers with a range of ailments from asthma...

Sucking on your kid's pacifier: good idea or gross?

Toddlers are less likely to have asthma and itchy rashes if their parents "cleaned" their pacifiers by sucking on them when...

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