Giving Certain Foods Early May Cut Allergy Risk

WEDNESDAY, May 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors have long warned parents to delay introducing certain foods to babies to decrease the risk of a potential allergic reaction, but a new study suggests that strategy probably doesn't help.

Think You're Allergic to Penicillin? Maybe Not

TUESDAY, May 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Many people who believe they're allergic to penicillin actually aren't, an allergist says.

Managing Allergies, Asthma 101

TUESDAY, May 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Teens with allergies or asthma who are heading for college later this year should begin preparing for the transition now, an expert says.

Kids From Poorer Families May Have Worse Food Allergy Care

WEDNESDAY, April 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A family's income may play a big role in the type of care a child with food allergies receives, a new study suggests.

Cow's Milk Allergy in Childhood May Lead to Weaker Bones: Study

WEDNESDAY, April 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Children who are allergic to cow's milk may have weaker bones than kids with other food allergies, a small study suggests.

Can Certain Allergy Meds Worsen Restless Legs Syndrome?

TUESDAY, April 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Over-the-counter allergy medications may worsen symptoms of restless legs syndrome, a neurologist contends.

Health Tip: Easing Eye Allergies

(HealthDay News) -- When your eyes turn red, water and itch, it can make you miserable.

Spring Allergies? Don't Assume It's Only Pollen

FRIDAY, April 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Spring allergy season is here, so if you know your triggers you can start reducing your symptoms, experts say.

Allergy Med Might Also Fight MS-Linked Eye Damage

TUESDAY, April 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- An over-the-counter antihistamine used to fight allergies may have an important new role: reversing the vision loss sometimes caused by multiple sclerosis.

Health Tip: Managing Food Allergy

(HealthDay News) -- A family member with a food allergy deserves serious attention to help protect against an allergic reaction. But does that mean you should ban the problem food?