Posts in: allergies

Are pets good or bad for your child's allergies?

Are pets good or bad for your child’s allergies?

Here’s what the evidence actually says

By | Posted January 31, 2018

Why do allergies make our eyes swell?

Why do allergies make our eyes swell?

(Since “why, God, why!” is rhetorical)

By | Posted May 30, 2016

Lady beetles: friend and foe

Lady beetles: friend and foe

This invasive species has made itself at home — and there’s no evicting it

By | Posted July 17, 2015

No more needles for allergy sufferers?

No more needles for allergy sufferers?

Allergy treatment from Europe has finally hit the U.S. markets

By | Posted June 28, 2014

To wake a sleeping herpes virus

To wake a sleeping herpes virus

Certain prescription drugs may activate the most common strains of herpes

By | Posted October 19, 2013

Cold, allergy, what's the difference? Either way you're drowning in snot

Cold, allergy, what’s the difference? Either way you’re drowning in snot

Non-drowsy relief for your inflammatory confusion

By | Posted May 24, 2013

What is oral allergy syndrome?

What is oral allergy syndrome?

Actually it’s a lot like “The Fugitive”

By | Posted April 8, 2013

Why is Epinephrine used during an allergic reaction?

Why is Epinephrine used during an allergic reaction?

How EpiPens halt allergic reactions

By | Posted February 9, 2013

Fun-size candies aren’t so fun anymore

Fun-size candies aren’t so fun anymore

Remember the days when our biggest worry during trick-or-treating was finding razor blades in our apples?

By | Posted October 30, 2012

What is it like to get a skin allergy test?

What is it like to get a skin allergy test?

Spoiler alert: my arm is on fire.

By | Posted October 20, 2012