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Staff reporterFrom peanuts to milk and even chocolate, people can be allergic to just about anything. Susan Gratza is raising two children with severe food allergies. She says getting proper treatment and knowing more about the condition has helped her to raise her...
SALEM, Aug. 30 - A farm known for decades as Carl B's place is home to about 40 dairy goats and a homebased business named for the owner's grandfather. The idea of raising goats came from Julie Kolbeck's mother and brother. "My mom had always wanted...
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Q: My son is 5 years old and just started school. He hasn't had the chickenpox yet, but I'm sure he'll get it eventually. I know some parents actually expose their children to kids with chickenpox so they can catch it and get it over with. Is this safe?...
The holidays burst upon us every year with a veneer of joyousness, yet that bubbling of good cheer masks a series of rather dire seasonal warnings: Don't eat too many rich, fatty foods; don't drink to excess; don't forsake your exercise routine; and,...
More and more kids these days seem to have food allergies, and peanut-free classrooms are becoming the norm in many elementary schools. In trying to characterize the apparent increase, scientists have identified two distinct trends. The first is that...
Eczema is notoriously difficult to treat in children. The torturous dry-skin disease causes intense itching and sleeplessness, and sometimes parents try making dietary changes in addition or in place of conventional treatments. For about one-third of...
Study finds kids with family history of allergies may be less likely to develop eczema if they live with a dogL.A. UnleashedYoung children with a family history of allergies may be less likely to develop the allergic skin condition eczema if they live with a dog starting in infancy, a new study suggests. On the other hand, researchers found, living with......
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The number of children who have food allergies is not only increasing, it now encompasses 4% of all kids in the United States, according to an analysis of four large, national surveys published Monday in the journal Pediatrics. The study -- the first...
Tags: Allergies, Mount Sinai, Medical Research, New York, Health
Sentinel Staff WriterMichelle Stevens first noticed the red, blotchy patches on her toddler's feet after he started walking. Every time Noah walked outdoors in their grassy backyard, the blotches appeared. Before long, the itchy patches — signs of eczema —...
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