Every 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.
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.
Check your iPad. It turns out the popular tablet computer may contain nickel, one of the most common allergy-inducing metals.
The 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.
It’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.
An 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.
Doctors 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.