Life-Threatening Food Allergies Overcome With New Therapy From Stanford ResearchersEvery three minutes in the U.S. someone visits an emergency room with a potentially life-threatening allergic reaction to food, but now top researchers are exploring a promising experimental treatment.
Why Are My Allergies Kicking In So Early This Year?Blame it on the drought. That’s right. The lack of significant rainfall has left Bay Area residents reaching for the tissue. Spring officially arrives on March 20 (35 days away), but people around the Bay Area are already suffering with Seasonal Allergies. Trees are pollinating and people are miserable. It is believed approximately 40 million Americans have aggressive reactions to high pollen counts.
Nickel In Apple iPad, Other Devices May Cause RashCheck your iPad. It turns out the popular tablet computer may contain nickel, one of the most common allergy-inducing metals.
Allergy Armageddon 'Pollen Vortex' Following Polar Vortex Will Not Hit West CoastThe West Coast has little to fear from the so-called "pollen vortex" of exploding allergens unleashed by the unusually cold and long polar vortex winter that plagued New York, Boston, and much of the northeastern United States.
Drought Making Bay Area Spring Extra Tough For Allergy SufferersIt’s tough for allergy sufferers to appreciate the beauty of spring, and doctors say the drought California is facing is making it even tougher for them in the Bay Area.
Alameda Bakery Recalls Biscotti Cookies Over Allergy LabelingAn Alameda-based bakery has voluntarily recalled cookies from store shelves because of a labeling issue that could put consumers with allergies in harm’s way, California Department of Public Health officials said Thursday.
HealthWatch: More Adults Diagnosed With 1st-Time AllergiesDoctors are seeing an increase in adults with no childhood history of allergies sneezing, wheezing and coughing. A growing number of adults are developing what’s called adult onset allergies.