In this Sunday, May 29, 2011 photo, Jeff Glazer waits with his allergy-sniffing dog, Riley, to sweep a ball field before his game in Middlebury, Conn. Credit: Jessica Hill, AP NORTH HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - Boo and Riley are more than affec...Many people nationwide are turning to allergy-sniffing service dogs who accompany their handlers in everyday activities.
Nuts are among the most common food allergy. Credit: Getty Images Food allergies among children are more common today than they were 10 years ago, says Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson, a Seattle-based pediatrician and mom to two young boys. ...Food allergies among children are more common today than they were 10 years ago. Why that is, however, is under debate.
Studies indicate it may take longer for kids to outgrow milk allergies than experts originally thought. Credit: Getty Images
Kids are supposed to outgrow milk allergies by the time they are 3 or 4 years old.Some kids, however, didn...It may take some kids longer to kick milk allergy.
Watch A Video Related to This ArticleThey may look innocuous, but these peanuts could be life-threatening for someone with a severe allergy. Credit: Getty If your child suffers from a peanut allergy, you know just how diligent you n...School's hand-washing policy has parents up in arms.
Farm living could be ideal for kids with asthma and allergies, a new study shows. Credit: Getty "Green Acres is the place to be" may become the theme song for parents intent on keeping their kids asthma- and allergy-free. Turns o...A new study says kids who grow up on farms have fewer allergies.
Keeping girls squeaky clean could lead to health issues down the road. Credit: Getty
A little dirt never hurt. But try telling that to moms determined to keep their little girls squeaky clean.In today's cleanliness-obsessed world w...A little dirt never hurt. But try telling that to moms determined to keep their little girls squeaky clean.
Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economyWe've heard about kids who are allergic to peanuts. Or pollen. Or pets. But being allergic to cold? Now, that's a new one. Priscilla Pomerantz, a 9-year-old from High...Freezing temps are especially dangerous for a girl who is allergic to cold.
Back away from the PB and J ... Credit: Getty ImagesMoms-to-be: Put down the peanut butter and step away from the grape jelly. Your sticky indulgence could mean a lifetime of hassle for your baby. A new study shows that infants may be at a gr...Step away from the Skippy. Or maybe not.