Peanut Allergy Treatment Gets Green Light From FDA Advisory PanelPatients are exposed to small, escalating doses of peanut protein with the goal of desensitizing them.
HealthWatch: Promising New Oral Treatment Gives Hope To Peanut Allergy SufferersThere has been an important development in the quest to prevent potentially lethal peanut allergies.
Teen Dies Of Nut Allergy After Mistakenly Eating Chips Ahoy CookieA couple in Florida is warning other parents about food packaging labels after their teenage daughter died from eating a cookie.
Mom Gets 'Lecture' Online After Child Eats A PB&J In Shopping CartMany other comments warned the scolded parent that the peanut butter could end up sickening or even killing another child with peanut allergies.
Rising Prices Make EpiPens A Costly Necessity For Families With Severe Food AllergiesNearly one out of every thirteen children has a food allergy, and for many parents EpiPens are life savers.
Hostess Recalls Snack Cakes Due To Possible Peanut Butter ResidueHostess has voluntarily recalled 710,000 cases of snack cakes and donuts due to possible peanut butter residue.
New Jersey Bill Advances To Change Vaccine Exemption For StudentsNew Jersey might change a religious exemption that has allowed nearly 9,000 students to avoid vaccinations in the 2013-14 school year.
CBS 2 Exclusive: L.I. Girl's Parents Told Teachers Have Right To Eat Nuts In ClassroomsThe first day of school Wednesday for a kindergarten student on Long Island meant health worries for the 5-year-old girl’s mother.
Dr. Max Gomez: Peanut Allergy Patch Study Underway At Centers Across U.S.Peanut allergies are one of the most common food allergies and can cause deadly allergic reactions. Doctors have tried oral therapies and allergy shots, with only moderate success.
Study: Eating Nuts While Pregnant May Prevent Allergy In ChildrenThe study found that exposing your unborn child to nuts may prepare their immune system to handle nuts after they're born.
Following Son's Death, L.I. Family Urges Parents To Come Up With Food Allergy PlanGiovanni Cipriano,14, had an anaphylactic reaction to eating trail mix he didn't know contained peanuts. Gio slipped into a coma, was on life support for weeks and died last month.