FRIDAY, Jan. 12, 2018 -- With a severe flu season now widespread across 46 states, do symptoms you or a loved one have point to the dreaded illness?
Amid the sniffles, coughing and fever, "it's sometimes difficult to determine whether you have the common cold or the flu," said Dr. Boris Khodorkovsky. He's associate chair of emergency medicine at Staten Island University Hospital in New York City.
TUESDAY, Dec. 12, 2017 -- A treatment for kids with more than one dangerous food allergy shows promise in early trials, researchers say.
Almost one-third of people with a food allergy have reactions to more than one type of food. This can increase the risk of accidental exposure and life-threatening anaphylaxis, according to researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine.
TUESDAY, Nov. 28, 2017 -- Seasonal allergies make life miserable for millions of Americans.
So, in a bid to ease some of that discomfort, experts from two leading groups of allergists created a task force that has just issued new practice guidelines on the best ways to quell those bothersome symptoms.