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Kristina Brooks

Kristina Brooks, Editor

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Multimedia Journalist specializing in science reporting. Bachelor's degree in Animal Science and Communications and MA in Broadcast Journalism.

The LEAP Peanut Allergy Study: What to Know

The groundbreaking LEAP (Learning Early About Peanut Allergy) study has experts agreeing about one thing: The way we think about allergy... Read moreChevron

posted 03/17/2015, comments (0)|
James Thompson, MD

James Thompson, MD, Health Pro

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Board Certified Allergist and Asthma Specialist

This landmark British study may change the landscape for preventing peanut allergy forever!

 

Striking new evidence shows that feeding peanuts to high-risk children in their first year of life can reduce the likelihood of peanut allergy years later by up to 80 percent.

 

Dr. Hugh Sampson, past president of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology recently wrote in an... Read moreChevron

posted 03/09/2015, comments (0)|
Kathi  MacNaughton

Kathi MacNaughton, Health Pro

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Registered nurse & healthcare writer, living with allergies & asthma.

Eosinophilic Esophagitis - A New Type of Food Allergy

There is a new type of food allergy that people who have asthma and nasal allergies need to be aware of. It's called eosinophilic esophagitis, or EoE for short. Experts first identified it 15 or 20 years ago, but the number of people who have it has... Read moreChevron

posted 03/01/2015, comments (0)|
Kathi  MacNaughton

Kathi MacNaughton, Health Pro

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Registered nurse & healthcare writer, living with allergies & asthma.

3 Reasons to Choose OTC Antihistamines Over OTC Decongestants to Treat Your Allergy Symptoms

Choosing the right types of medicines to treat the symptoms of your nasal allergies can be a tricky business. Most allergy medications today are available over the counter (OTC). While this makes them more accessible, it also means that the consumer -- you -- is often on your own in... Read moreChevron

James Thompson, MD

James Thompson, MD, Health Pro

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Board Certified Allergist and Asthma Specialist

Allergic To Penicillin for Several Years? Perhaps Not

Penicillin allergy represents the most common drug allergy in the United States. Somewhere between one and 10 percent of people avoid penicillin because of a history of reacting to it. But did you know 80-90 percent of the time it may not be a true penicillin allergy? Yes, many people... Read moreChevron

posted 02/09/2015, comments (0)|

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