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.