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Food Allergies and Theme Parks

By Eve Chen, USA TODAY There’s a lot more to theme park food than funnel cakes and turkey legs. Many parks pride themselves on their array of dining options for guests, but not just for flavor. More than 6% of…

Allergy-Friendly Dishes for Cookouts and Barbecues

Light up the grills and set the table. It’s cookout season! As you plan small cookouts, barbecues, and other outdoor events, try out these options from Safe Eats® Allergy-Friendly Recipe Collection.

Therapy Aims to Turn IgE Allergy Antibodies into Reaction Blockers

A biotech company has developed a technique that transforms the antibodies that trigger allergic reactions into reaction blockers. Their first clinical trial on adults and teens with peanut allergy is set to begin in late 2024. The innovative method developed…

Pregnancy and Allergies

A woman’s body experiences many changes when pregnant. Some women may develop allergies during pregnancy. It’s more common for women to already have allergies before conception. Can allergies worsen during pregnancy? About one-third of moms-to-be find their allergy symptoms get…

Grass Pollen Allergy

If the smells of freshly cut lawns make you sneeze, you may have a grass pollen allergy. Grass pollen is a common cause of allergy. Every spring and summer, plants release tiny pollen grains to fertilize same species plants. Grass…

Lone Star Tick Bite - Alpha Gal

An article in Allergic Living magazine focused on the Alpha-gal allergy – an allergic disease caused by the Lone Star tick bite. However, you may be surprised at how many people are living with this disease that affects everything they…

Stinging Insect Allergy Can Ruin Outdoor Activities

When most people get stung by an insect, the sting site gets red, swells and itches. However, for those who are allergic to insect stings, their immune system overreacts to the venom in the sting. For some, a sting might…

What are the costs of Allergies?

• The cost of nasal allergies is between $3 billion and $4 billion each year.• Food allergies cost about $25 billion each year.What Are Indoor and Outdoor Allergies?• Indoor and outdoor allergies can lead to sinus swelling/pain, itchy/watery eyes,runny nose,…