Around 12 million people in the U.S. have food allergies. Reactions occur about an hour food after the food is eaten. Symptoms are rash, hives, hitching, swelling, trouble breathing, nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea. Common food allergies include: eggs, fish and shellfish, milk, peanuts, and wheat. A food allergy is more severe than a food intolerance. With an allergy, even a trace of the food can start a reaction in the body. Be sure to read food labels when grocery shopping and ask about ingredients at restaurants.
Mono (Infectious Mononucleosis) has always been dubbed as the "kissing disease" but maybe there is a new ouster. Reports of severe allergic reactions occurring after a kiss have been published multiple times over the last several years but a recent warning raises further concern. Apparently waiting for hours, or thoroughly brushing your…