Chris's Cookies Recalls Chocolate Chip Cookies Due to Undeclared Peanuts
Teterboro, NJ - Chris's Cookies has recalled one lot of its Trader Joe's Chocolate Chip Cookie 12 Oz Bags after a report that Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies were...
4 hours ago - FDA
VIDEO: Early keratoconus detection allows for earlier intervention
NEW YORK - Corneal cross-linking is a good tool for improving the quality of life for patients with keratoconus, Clark Chang, OD, said here at Vision Expo East. However, early...
6 hours ago - Healio
Allergy to cow's milk negatively impacts pediatric weight, height
Karen A. Robbins Children who experience a persistent allergy to cow's milk are more likely to have a lower weight and height than children with peanut and tree nut allergies...
1 day ago - Healio
150% increase in kids' allergy visits to the ER since 2010
A report of more than 9.5 million insurance claims for children found that ER visits for life-threatening allergic reactions tripled and 'at risk' diagnoses doubled in the US...
1 day ago - Daily Mail
Routine exam reveals thinning GCC
A 58-year-old Caucasian man presented to the clinic for a comprehensive eye exam and contact lens evaluation. He denied any visual complaints with his habitual glasses and soft...
1 day ago - Healio
Food allergy not associated with asthma-related ED use, hospitalization
Mahboobeh Mahdavinia Children who experience food allergies are not at an increased risk of using emergency care from EDs or hospitalization when compared with other children...
2 days ago - Healio - 2 articles
Survey of school nurses underscores dire need to develop more feasible food allergy policies
Nearly all school nurses participating in a national survey reported that staff at their school received training on handling severe allergic reactions to food. Over 80 percent...
2 days ago - News Medical
Allergies and Sleep
Allergic rhinitis is a condition in which a person breathes in allergens such as mold, dander, or other irritants. These irritate the nasal passages and cause allergic...
2 days ago - Health Status
So terrified of eating I stopped growing at 11
Allergies made a young dancer afraid of food and she was the size of a six-year-old at the age of 11.
3 days ago - BBC
One Child's Food Fight: A Case Study of Oral Immunotherapy Treatment for Food Allergies
The prevalence of food allergy has risen dramatically in the last two decades. Primary care providers encounter food-allergic children on a daily basis. Although the standard...
4 days ago - Journal of Pediatric Health Care
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Early Detection of Alzheimer's Cognitive Impairment via Verbal Fluency
Declining cognitive functioning in early stages of Alzheimer's disease patients can be detected with their ability to generate infinite spoken verbs, finds a new study.
Online Program Helps Adolescent Mothers
An online program convices adolesent mothers to seek medical help for depression.The webpage provides referrals for counseling services and suicide and child-abuse prevention...
Safety and Effectiveness of Corticosteroids Linked to Genetic Variants
A new study identifies a genetic variant that can improve the safety and effectiveness of corticosteroids, the drug used to treat asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease .
Top sirloin steaks recalled for possible salmonella contamination
In Bridgeview, IL, SMI Holdings Inc., doing business as Stampede Meat, has recalled approximately 484,800 pounds of beef products that may be contaminated with Salmonella...
Sexual orientation is the top suicide risk for college freshman
A study based on data from 14,000 first-year college students in eight countries including the US found sexual minorities have an up-to-eight-times higher risk for suicidal...
Her office confirms the death of Rep. Louise Slaughter at age 88
U.S. Rep Louise Slaughter One of the most prominent food safety advocates in Congress is dead at age 88. The office of Rep Lousie Slaughter, D-NY this morning confirmed the...
Vegans may be at risk for iodine deficiency, according to new study
Giving up entire categories of food can be a good idea from a health standpoint, but it's important to be smart about it. You can certainly give up soda or sweets without...
US adults consume 17 billion drinks per year during binges
The first-ever CDC report on binge drinking, considered one of the most damaging forms of alcohol abuse, found that more than 16 percent of American adults binge drink each week.
RECALL: Dr. Brown's Lovey Pacifier & Teether Holders
Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission and Handi-Craft Company have recalled a number of Dr. Brown's Lovey pacifier and teether holders after...
Living in high altitudes may raise your risk of depression
University of Utah researchers believe the worrying results could be the result of low atmospheric pressure. This leads to much lower levels of oxygen in the blood.