Itchy, red eyes: Infection or allergies?

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With spring at its peak and tree pollen in the air, many children are suffering from itchy, watery, red, and swollen eyes. If your child is... Read more

Tips for families flying with food, seasonal allergies

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Flying with children always involves some preparation, but flying with a child with a food allergy requires doing more prep work for a safe... Read more

Making sense of food allergy research in the news

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Recently, there was a news release from HealthDay that described the administration of hydrolyzed egg to egg allergic children. In the study... Read more

Reactions to antibiotics: What you need to know

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When there is a question about possible allergy to antibiotics such as penicillin and amoxicillin, it is important to narrow down the many... Read more

Understanding ‘exercise-induced asthma’ in kids

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Although this winter has been relatively mild so far, at least on the East Coast, cold weather is inevitably going to come. When it does, how... Read more

Potential allergic reactions to hair dyes, nail products, and tattoos

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Nowadays, teenagers do a lot of interesting things. They get tattoos and piercings, they dye their hair and experiment with fake nails –... Read more

10 tips to avoid stinging insects

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Last week, I dispelled common myths related to stinging insects. Given how serious this allergy can be for some kids, it is important to separate... Read more

Debunking myths about stinging insects

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Insects like bees and wasps are a nuisance and may cause painful stings, but reactions are not life threatening for most people. For some children... Read more