Zika update: Should I be concerned in Pa.?

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It has been over a year since reports of complications of microcephaly in neonates born from Zika infected mothers began to appear in the Americas... 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

Could antibiotics compromise my child’s gut bacteria?

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One of the most exciting recent discoveries in medicine is the impact of microscopic organisms and bacteria on the state of a person’s... Read more

Recent updates: Zika virus pandemic

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Earlier this month, the World Health Organization declared the Zika virus a “Public Health Emergency of International Concern”... 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

Food allergy testing: Complex and often misunderstood

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Editor’s Note: This is a follow up on a previous blog post on what food allergies are and not. When patients come to see an allergist... Read more