Tag: allergies

Roundup: Sesame Allergy on the Rise; ‘Central...

Sesame Allergy More Widespread Than Previously Thought, Report Finds More than 1.5 million U.S. adults and children had a sesame...

August 9, 2019

Roundup: U.S. Cancer Death Rate Declining; Food...

U.S. Cancer Death Rate has Dropped 27% in 25 Years The U.S. cancer death rate had been increasing until the...

January 11, 2019

Coping with Christmas Tree Allergies

Did you know that you could be allergic to Christmas trees? More precisely, it’s pine trees that can cause allergic...

December 18, 2018

Surprising Signs of Adult-Onset Asthma

That persistent cough that keeps you up at night may stem from more than just a tickle in the back...

July 10, 2018

Roundup: E. Coli-Romaine Update, Sugary Sports Drinks...

Florida is Now Among 29 States Affected by E. Coli-Tainted Romaine Outbreak The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

May 11, 2018

What to Do When Seasonal Allergies Spring...

Tens of millions of Americans experience seasonal allergies, with spring being the time of year when sneezing, coughing and other...

April 18, 2018

Food Allergies: Top 5 Facts You Should...

Food allergies are a rising public health concern, affecting more than 50 million Americans. This condition can greatly interfere in...

May 25, 2017

Roundup: Florida’s ‘Healthiest’ Counties are Ranked; It’s...

The annual health ranking of Florida’s 67 counties that measures such factors as smoking rates, obesity, physical inactivity and “food...

March 31, 2017

Introduce Peanut Foods to Kids Early to...

New U.S. health guidelines urge parents to give their children foods containing peanuts early and regularly, starting at infancy, to...

January 9, 2017

Managing Food Allergies: Tips for Parents

Researchers estimate that one in every 13 children in the U.S. has a food allergy. That’s about two students in...

September 6, 2016

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