WASHINGTON — Giant Food has removed brands of chili seasoning kits from store shelves because they may contain peanut and almond allergens that are not declared on the products’ ingredient statements. These products are safe…
Don\’t depend too much on \”hypoallergenic\” labels at the
store. A new study finds they might not be accurate.
When most people go to a hospital, a clinic, or even a new
doctor, they are asked about any allergies to medications. Ten percent say they
are allergic to penicillin. But it turns out that they may have
outgrown that allergy years ago.
Nutritionists may encourage limited amounts of salt, but some allergy sufferers can\’t get enough of it at a local salt cave.
The start of a new school year can be a challenging time for any
child. But it has the potential to be exceptionally tough for students with
severe food allergies.
It\’s the time of year when allergy season is making many people miserable — and one of the culprits may be a parasite lurking in your home.
This week is a tough one for those with allergies. Allergists say the
most recent pollen count in our area sky high and the rain may not be helping.
Matthew Fischer has had asthma all his life, but it wasn’t until helping a friend who was diagnosed with the respiratory disease in her 50s that the career entrepreneur had the idea to help asthmatics everywhere.
The pollen count was above 1,000 last weekend. A count of 75 is considered high.
It\’s the time of year when people begin the battle against spring
allergies — and the D.C. area is particularly vulnerable, according to a local
Find out which Virginia city makes the top 10 list of worst places to live for people with allergies.
You hear it all the time – people say they never suffered from allergies until they came here. But truth be known, there are no allergy-free zones.
It\’s still winter. But while the trees are bare, allergy sufferers are starting to sneeze their way toward spring.
Many have had to endure repeated allergy shots, particularly for hay fever. But those injections could be replaced by a simple pill or a drop placed under the tongue.
Food allergies in children have risen 50 percent since the late 1990s, with Maryland and D.C. having some of the highest rates in the country. And no one knows why.