Health News

Can Food Allergy Contribute to IBS?
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) can cause pain, constipation and diarrhea. Those symptoms can also be caused by allergies to some foods. So, are some IBS symptoms caused by a food allergy?
Baby, Eat Your Oats!
Some parents may look for ways to prevent their children from developing asthma and allergies. Many experts have recommended exclusive breastfeeding for several months before introducing other foods.
Under Your Tongue
Living with peanut allergies can be scary. Avoiding foods that might contain peanuts can be difficult but for those with severe reactions...one hidden nut can be life threatening.
Is Fast Food Flaring Kids' Allergies?
It’s no surprise to find out that healthy kids eat healthy food. But what about kids who eat fast food several times per week? Can the body be allergic to junk food?
When Peanuts Become Weapons
"Hey little Johnny! Want some peaaaaanutttts ? They're goooooood for you! Here, touch them!" Sounds like standard child teasing, right? Unless Johnny has a serious peanut allergy.
What’s In My Toothpaste?
Have you ever read your toothpaste’s ingredient list? Probably not. But if you did, you’d most likely find triclosan on the list.
Which Chemicals Are in House Dust?
Flame retardants were once commonly used in furniture. But the chemicals were phased out when researchers discovered they could contribute to health problems. So are they completely gone now?
Allergy Drops Not Shots for Tots
Bringing a child to the doctor to get allergy shots can be a traumatic experience for both the child and the caretaker. A new treatment might offer an alternative to the dreaded needles.
Allergic? I Used To Be
Families with allergic children know the routine when it comes to the foods their child has reactions to: avoid, avoid, avoid. New research suggests this doesn’t always have to be the case.
Spice it Down
Toothpaste, your favorite pasta dish, a breakfast muffin and a tube of lipstick – what do they all have in common? They all contain spices that some people can be allergic to.