Allergies

Watching a kid struggle with allergies is never easy. But you'll both breathe easier when you have the info you need to prevent attacks. Here's what you need to know about diagnosing symptoms, treatment options, and living with allergies.

How Real Families Deal with Food Allergies

Imagine the stress of raising a kid who can go into shock--or worse--simply by eating the wrong thing. Two parents share lessons from the trenches.

Seasonal Allergy Action Plan

Figuring out whether sniffles and coughs are due to a cold or allergies can be a challenge, even for doctors. This is what you need to know -- and how to help your child get through the season.

5 Things You Didn't Know About Kids' Seasonal Allergies

As a doctor and a dad who suffered myself as a kid, I've uncovered info that'll finally ease seasonal allergy symptoms.

Is a Cure for Peanut Allergies in Sight?

New research shows there may be a way to prevent peanut allergies, for kids at high risk of developing an allergy or those already diagnosed.

Allergy-Free Meals

We've removed the most common offending ingredients from four kid favorites -- without sacrificing the taste.

Allergy Nation

As schools grapple with peanut-free lunch tables, children's food allergies are transforming the culture of parenting. Child investigates the new food fight.

Why Your Kids' Thumb Sucking and Nail Biting May Actually Be Good for Them

Have a kiddo who sucks his thumb, or one who bites her nails? Here's why that may not be a bad thing.

How & When to Use an EpiPen

Food allergies are increasingly common in young kids. Here's what you need to know to be prepared to use an EpiPen in case of a severe allergic reaction.

Symptoms of Anaphylaxis

An anaphylactic reaction, also known as anaphylaxis, is a severe, immediate allergic reaction, which generally affects more than one organ system. Watch this video to learn signs and how to seek treatment.

Food Allergies: Helping Your Child Cope

Here is how you can help your child cope with food allergies.

Kids Fight Food Allergies One Bite At A Time

A groundbreaking treatment for food allergies. Courtesy of National Jewish Health.

Food Allergies: Keeping Medication in Schools is Crucial

Food allergies in children have increased 50% since 1997 and roughly 25% of those affected experience their first reaction at school. This video from Nationwide Children's Hospital explains how a new law could save your child's life if she has a serious food allergy.

Nothing to Sneeze At

A new theory about what really causes allergies promises to revolutionize how they're treated in the future.

Is Your Kid 'Toxic' With Seasonal Allergies? Then You'll Love This Video Parody

The Holderness family is back with a funny new video about kids' seasonal allergies.