Allergy Prevention & Treatment

Prevent allergies before they start with strategies to treat allergic reactions and eliminate the sneezing.

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Allergy Testing for Kids: A Parent's Guide
If your child suffers from allergy symptoms, your doctor may order blood or skin tests to make a diagnosis. Here's what parents should know about the types of allergy tests available today.
New Treatment For Peanut Allergy Could Help Keep Kids Safe
For children with peanut allergies, accidental exposure can be life threatening. A new drug treatment would take away some of that risk.
There's a Nationwide EpiPen Shortage as Back-to-School Renewals Hit Their Peak
Fall is the height of prescription renewals and parents are scrambling to find EpiPens for their kids.
FDA Approves First Generic Alternative to the EpiPen
The Food and Drug Administration approved a generic alternative to the EpiPen for the first time on Thursday, in a move that is expected to help people with severe allergies.
Your Moisturizers May Not Be Hypoallergenic or Fragrance Free—Even If It's on the Label
A new study looks at the labels of top-selling moisturizers and how they might not be totally truthful.
Could a Peanut Allergy Cure be Here?
Peanut allergies can be life-threatening for the kids who suffer from them. But could this new research make the common allergy a thing of the past?
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Half of Kids Who Have Allergic Reactions Don't Get Epinephrine Before Visiting ER
A new study has found that more than half of kids who need epinephrine following an allergic reaction don't get it. Here's what parents should know.
New Study Reveals Expired EpiPens Still Work
Researchers found EpiPens may still deliver an effective dose during an allergic reaction up to four years after their expiration date.

AAP Issues Much-Needed Universal Written Allergy Action Plan

A new two-page comprehensive action plan should be provided to all caregivers of children with severe allergies, says new AAP report.