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Hay Fever Quiz

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryID=2eee0983-5cea-4811-bcff-e2486285eced#.WsPVxlyplBw Hay fever is the common name for seasonal allergies that make you sneeze, sniffle and reach for tissues. As many as 40 to 60 million of us have hay fever, but there are still many myths surrounding this condition. Do you know the facts? Take the quiz below.

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Tips for allergy-free gardening

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=cb475611-92f4-4640-a5d6-09b0d359f8d7#.WsJDStTwbRZ Allergies can make gardening quite unpleasant. But taking some precautions can help prevent allergic reactions. If you have allergies, taking a few precautions can help you enjoy gardening without extra sneezing, according to the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. They offer these tips for keeping your allergies under control: Consider getting a […]

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New peanut allergy treatment on the horizon

Original source: http://wncn.com/2018/03/01/new-peanut-allergy-treatment-on-the-horizon/ A treatment for those with peanut allergies is now on the horizon. A new study of an experimental treatment indicates a California company may have come up with a way to help children build tolerance to peanuts through an allergy therapy drug. Experts say close to two million children in the U.S. are […]

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What is anaphylactic shock?

Original Source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=262e8d3e-c773-4d31-949f-07466c882445#.WphREB3wbRZ Anaphylactic shock goes far beyond a normal allergic reaction. If you’re at risk, talk to your doctor. And if you’ve ever experienced it, carry emergency treatment at all times. Anaphylactic shock (or anaphylaxis) is a dramatic, life-threatening allergic reaction that can involve the skin, lungs, digestive tract and heart.

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FDA approves new peanut allergy claim on food labels

Original Source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=0de46303-0c1b-4e73-aec3-aecfe61730f2#.WphQoB3wbRZ The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has taken another step against peanut allergy. New food labels will say that eating foods that have ground peanuts may help high-risk babies avoid peanut allergy. Not a peanut-sized problem Peanut allergy is one of the most common food allergies. And it’s the leading cause of death in […]

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