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Undeclared Eggs Lead to Allergy Alert on Snack
Seoul Shik Poom Inc. of Englewood, NJ is recalling Choripdong Chocolate Almond Richmond Ice Bar (4bags/432ml) because they may contain undeclared eggs.
Parents Worried Most if Child Was Allergic to Eggs, Milk
Many children are allergic to peanuts, but parents may worry most about other food allergies.
Oral Treatment for Peanut Allergy a Possibility
For parents of children with peanut allergies, the thought of their child accidentally eating a peanut can cause big concerns. But what if children could become tolerant to small amounts of peanuts?
Going for Nuts During Pregnancy
Nut allergies can be challenging to manage in children and dangerous if the allergy is severe. But it's possible mom's diet could play a role in her child's risk.
Food Allergies Linked to Early Introduction of Solid Foods
It's recommended that children do not receive solid foods before they are 4 to 6 months old. Introducing solids earlier may increase the risk of food allergies.
Egg Allergies? Fear Not the Flu Shot
Everyone is urged to get a flu shot, but what should you do if an allergy might interact with the vaccine? Risk the flu or risk the allergic reaction?  For many patients, these concerns have now been addressed.
Kids' Food Allergy Care Costs Add Up
Having a child with a medical condition can often take an emotional toll on families. Yet these medical conditions can also take a significant financial toll as well.
Can't Have an Omelette, but can Still Get the Flu Shot
The flu vaccine is one vital part of reducing your risk of flu. But what if you're allergic to eggs, which are used to make flu vaccines? There's a new option for you.
Mommy's Mouth: Super Pacifier Cleaner
You're out with your baby and the pacifier falls on the ground. You pop it in your mouth to "clean" it and give it back to your baby. Can that simple act affect your baby's future allergies?
Where the US Sidewalk Ends…
Americans are are no strangers to hay fever and other allergies. Yet Americans born outside of the US may have to deal with these conditions less than those born in the US.