Understanding Food Allergies

Understanding Food Allergies

Researchers estimate that up to 15 million Americans have food allergies – 4 percent of adults and 4 to 6 percent of children under 18 years of age, according to the…

Making Sense of Seasonal Allergies

Making Sense of Seasonal Allergies

Although you enjoy a deep appreciation for the amazing natural world around us, do you also find yourself dreading the changing of the seasons? Perhaps as soon as the daffodil…

Why Do I Have Allergies

Why Do I Have Allergies?

More than 50 million Americans have an allergy of some kind, and the number is increasing. WebMD cites “one estimate of the annual cost of allergies to the health care…

Answering Questions About Penicillin

Do I Really Have a Penicillin Allergy?

A Guide to Understanding Penicillin Allergies Approximately 10% of all adult and children in the United States have a reported penicillin allergy. This is increased to about 20% in hospitalized…

LEAPs and Bounds: A New Study Could Change the Peanut Allergy Fight

Peanut allergies are a source of great concern for a growing number of households. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, approximately 2 percent of the population is…

Peanut allergies are a source of great concern for a growing number of households. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, approximately 2 percent of the population is affected, and peanut-related reactions are one of the leading causes of food allergy-related deaths. After years of doubt and increasing concern, research has finally found… Read more »