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Why Don't All Airlines Carry EpiPens?CBS2's Jessica Layton has the latest on mid-air emergencies and why some airlines don't carry an EpiPen for flyers with allergies.
Long Island Town Urging Allergy Awareness At PlaygroundsCBS2's Lisa Rozner has the latest on the new allergy rules at local playgrounds, warning parents about letting children eat in public play areas.
FDA Advisory Panel Gives Green Light To Food Allergy TreatmentA Food and Drug Administration advisory panel has given the green light to the first treatment for food allergies; Tom Hanson reports for CBS2.
New Vaccine For Cat AllergiesA new treatment for people suffering from cat allergies has been developed in Switzerland.
Study Finds More Children Allergic To SesameCBS2's Kenneth Craig has the latest on the growing number of children being diagnosed with sesame allergies.
Can Moisturizers Help Prevents Allergies?CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez has the latest on using moisturizers to help prevent allergies.
Proposed Bill Would Require Better Allergy Safety Training In RestaurantsThere's an effort underway on Long Island to make dining out safer for people with food allergies; CBS2's Christina Fan reports.
Food Allergy Sufferers Push For Better Safety In RestaurantsA proposed bill would require food establishments to better train employees on how to handle food safely. CBS2's Christina Fan reports.
NY Lawmakers Pass Elijah's Law For Preschool Allergy PoliciesNew York lawmakers have passed a bill to protect children with severe allergies at pre-schools. CBS2's Chris Wragge reports.
Food Allergy Awareness WeekAccording to the CDC, someone winds up in the emergency room every three minutes because of a bad reaction to something they ate. Dr. Purvi Parikh of the Allergy & Asthma Network stopped by with tips on how to stay safe when suffering from a food allergy.
Teal Pumpkin Event Kicks Off In New JerseyTeal pumpkins, symbolizing allergy-friendly treats, will be in front of homes in New Jersey.
Medication Side Effect Causes Health ScareDoctors tell the Queens woman if she would have waited five more minutes to get her mom medical help she wouldn’t be with us today. CBS2's John Dias has the web exclusive story.
App Helps Parents Manage Kids' AllergiesFood allergies can be deadly and cause plenty of anxiety for moms. Now, there's an app that helps parents manage their kids' allergies, as well as their own. CBS2's Alex Denis explains.
How Yoga Can Help With AllergiesIf you're one of the millions who suffer from seasonal allergies, there may be a surprising way to reduce some of the uncomfortable symptoms. CBS2's Mary Calvi shows how doing a little yoga may offer some big allergy relief.
EpiPen Expiration Dates Extended Amid ShortageThe FDA announced it's extending the dates to help alleviate the deficit.
Parenting Tips: Allergy Awareness At Barbecue Cook-OutsParenting coach Chrissy Khachane joined CBS2's Cindy Hsu to share ways hosts can help prepare ahead of potential allergy problems at summer cook-outs.
New Rule Requires EpiPen-Like Devices At Childcare SitesThe NYC Health Department approved the rule that says city-regulated childcare sites must have two auto-injectors available.
Warning About Over-The-Counter Nasal SpraysA warning Thursday for the many people using over-the-counter nasal sprays: One type has to be used very carefully. It can actually make your nasal stuffiness worse and create serious problems, including addiction. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez explains.
'Peter Rabbit' Allergy Joke Prompts Online Backlash“Peter Rabbit” filmmakers and the studio behind it are apologizing for insensitively depicting a character’s allergy in the film that has prompted backlash online. CBS2's Chris Wragge reports.
Holidays & Food AllergiesThe holidays can be a stressful time, especially for parents of children with food allergies. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez has some tips on navigating all that food to keep the kids safe and the holidays happy.
Teal Pumpkins Signal Non-Food Homes For Trick-Or-TreatersIn order to avoid candy and food items which pose risks for those with allergies, a new trend of teal-colored pumpkin decorations is helping make Halloween more safe. CBS2's Jessica Layton reports..