Food Allergies

4 Ways to Protect Your Child From Allergic Reactions at School

SUNDAY, Aug. 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- If your child has a food allergy, safety prevention belongs at the top of your back-to-school …

Allergies

Southeast Missouri Challenger Baseball

“Special needs” is an umbrella underneath which a staggering array of diagnoses can be wedged. Children with special needs may have mild learning …

Disability

7 Homemade Dog Food Recipes We Won't Tell Anyone You Ate Some Of

We humans don't deserve all the fun. While we may stress about what to cook for dinner, our furry friends often get treated to the same ol' meal, day …

Dog Food

The FDA Finally Approved a Generic EpiPen Product—But a Shortage Looms Ahead of the School Year

Could EpiPen shortages be a thing of the past now that there's a generic product?<p>The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday followed through …

Pharma

Kaiser Refusing To Provide EpiPens In Recommended Two-Pack

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) – Parents across the west coast are raising concerns after Kaiser started rationing its version of the life-saving EpiPen, …

Pharma

Scotch Plains Public Library to Host Teen Summer Cooking Class

On Wednesday, August 22 at 6 pm, join the teen "brinner."<p>After an exciting first summer class where teens prepared a variety of dips, the Scotch …

Allergies

New low protein wheat breeds offer hope for gluten allergies

Sydney, Aug 17 (IANS) Researchers have for the first time bred low allergy wheat varieties, in an attempt towards reducing the proteins in wheat that …

Protein

A Back-To-School Letter To All Moms: My Child Has A Life-Threatening Food Allergy

Dear Fellow Moms,<p>As another school year begins, I feel my anxiety creeping in. Like most of you, I'm sure, I worry about my kids being successful, …

Parenting

FDA approves first generic version of EpiPen

The Food and Drug Administration approved the first generic version of EpiPen on Thursday, a move that will bring new competition for the lifesaving allergy injection that helped spark public furor over high drug prices.<p>The new drug, from Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, is the first to be deemed a …

Pharma

Kids With Allergies? What You Need To Know Before They Head Back To School

<b>(CBS) —</b> As children across the country start to head back to school, doctors are reminding parents of kids with allergies that there are some …

Personal Hygiene

Tyson Fury Carl Frampton Belfast fight night banned items revealed

Team sports shirts and 'sectarian regalia' are banned from this weekend’s huge night of boxing at Windsor Park.<p>Promoter Frank Warren has issued …

Sport (N. Ireland)

August is Medical Alert Awareness Month

As Children are Heading Back to School Both Locally and College Bound, Consider Getting a Medical ID Bracelet<p>August is Medical Alert Awareness month. …

Allergies

Stocking EpiPens at restaurants might reduce fatal allergic reactions

(Reuters Health) - If restaurants and other food establishments stocked epinephrine autoinjectors, the number of fatal allergic reactions, known as anaphylaxis, could decrease, a small study in Canada suggests.<p>After a two-year test of an epinephrine autoinjector stocking program in Hamilton, …

Biomedicine

Roche's Xolair, challenged in asthma, wins 'breakthrough' in food allergies

Novartis and Roche’s Xolair has seen a raft of new competitors encroach on its territory over the last few years. But now, it’s ready to carve out a …

Allergies

8 Questions To Ask Your Child's Preschool Teacher On Back-To-School Night

As I write, my preschool is still in the tail end of summer mode; some classrooms are being repainted, and new supplies are on their way in. But in a …

Teaching

If You See a Teal Pumpkin on Halloween, This Is What It Means

Here's everything you need to know about the teal pumpkin meaning.<p>As Halloween gets closer, you’re sure to see plenty of orange pumpkins on stoops …

Decorations

What to know about a watermelon allergy

A watermelon allergy is rare. However, if a person reacts to watermelon, there may be additional foods to avoid.<p>If a person with an allergy does not …

Allergies

CH25: Tarren Wolfe

“Our vision has always been to provide an option for everyone to grow their own food,” says Urban Cultivator founder and CEO Tarren Wolfe. Observing how challenging it was to source completely organic, non-GMO food—hitting home personally due to his wife’s severe food allergies—Wolfe developed …

Wolfe

Number of people admitted to hospital with serious food allergies rises by more than 10 per cent every year

The number of people admitted to hospital after suffering a serious food allergy is rising by more than 10 per cent, every year.<p>Figures for NHS …

Health (UK)

Health24.com | Woman switches to insect-only diet: ‘I’m hooked’

She grew tired of her endless list of food allergies, so she decided to turn to an insect-based diet.

Lifestyle (South Africa)

FDA Grants Breakthrough Therapy Designation for Xolair(Omalizumab) for Food Allergies

Genentech, a member of the Roche Group (six:RO)(six:ROG)(otcqx:RHHBY), announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted …

Medicine

FDA grants Breakthrough Therapy Designation for Xolair for food allergies

Genentech, a member of the Roche Group (OTCQX:RHHBY), announces that the FDA has granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation for Xolair (omalizumab) for …

Business

Swiss stocks - Factors to watch on Aug 13

ZURICH, Aug 13 (Reuters) - The Swiss blue-chip SMI was seen opening 0.3 percent lower at 9,003 points on Monday, according to premarket indications by bank Julius Baer .<p>Here are some of the main factors that may affect Swiss stocks:<p>ARYZTA<p>Aryzta ARYN.S said on Monday it planned to raise up to 800 …

Stock Markets

Back to school with food allergies? 8 tips for parents to keep kids safe

Work with an allergist to develop an action plan that outlines the necessary information on your child’s allergy, including how to prevent accidental …

Allergies

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Pets

Reader call: Your West Side Market wish list

What makes a great grocery shopping experience? Certainly the lures are everywhere, from wines on tap at Heinen's, to food demos at Giant Eagle's …

Allergies

Can you spare some peanuts for people who suffer from a life-threatening disease?

A new and unexpectedly controversial policy change took effect this summer for travelers who fly Southwest Airlines. Peanuts, the snack most closely …

Opinion

Mandatory Allergen Labels Are a Double-Edged Sword

The proposed ordinance, included in a recent committee report, requires warnings for the eight foods for which the FDA requires warnings if the foods …

Allergies

Vaccinations Cause Eczema

There is a wide body of epidemiological vaccine study linking childhood vaccinations and the development of allergic disorders, including eczema, a …

Public Health

OG Thai-Xing Reopens in LeDroit Park!!

Thanks to Jeremy for sharing the great news that the original Thai-Xing has reopened for business: “I had dinner there last night and it was …

Washington D.C.