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Allergic Reactions

Mylan Offers Discounts On EpiPen After Clinton Criticism

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 08.25.2016 | Politics

Aug 25 (Reuters) - Mylan NV said on Thursday it would reduce the out-of-pocket costs of its emergency EpiPen allergy injection for some patients amid ...

What You Need to Know About Anaphylaxis

Dr. Tim Mainardi | Posted 02.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Tim Mainardi

If you feel you are at risk for anaphylaxis and need help creating an action plan, make an appointment with your allergist. An allergist will be able to conduct a thorough investigation into your risk for anaphylaxis and potential causes.

This Is What Happens To Your Body When You Get A Mosquito Bite

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 08.28.2015 | Healthy Living

It's the height of summer, and naturally we're going on hikes, camping trips and hanging out in our backyards. And the mosquitoes are loving it. On wa...

Life-Saving Medication Still Unavailable to Allergic Children

Dr. Belinda Mantle | Posted 02.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Belinda Mantle

Allergic children are entirely reliant upon their caregivers to ensure they are safe. It is only hoped that simple measures, such as training teachers to administer epinephrine and making unassigned epinephrine mandatory at schools, are implemented before another unnecessary loss of life.

The Real Reason Behind All Those Allergies, From Dr. Nancy Snyderman (WATCH)

Posted 08.13.2013 | Home

Chief Medical Editor for NBC News Dr. Nancy Snyderman explained why people have so many allergies these days when she joined me on Mondays With Marlo....

Cure Your Puffy, Allergy-Besieged Face

The Huffington Post | Simone Kitchens | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

If you woke up to a swollen face this morning because of allergies and pollen, we can relate. The change in seasons brings many good things (scarves, ...

First Grader Dies After Alleged Allergic Reaction At School

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 01.07.2012 | Education

Ammaria Johnson, 7, died Monday at Virginia's Hopkins Elementary School from an alleged allergic reaction to peanuts after breaking out in hives and e...

Catherine Pearson

Allergic Reaction? Why Common Tests May Not Be Enough For Kids | Catherine Pearson | Posted 12.26.2011 | Healthy Living

As parents of children who've experienced an allergic reaction know, it can be difficult to determine exactly what is going on in your son's or daught...

The Hidden Dangers of Bug Bites

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 10.01.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Bug bites, merely annoying for most of us, can be medically perilous to some who encounter the wrong creepy crawler or experience a severe allergic reaction.

10 Bizarre Allergic Reactions Revealed

ABC News | Kirk Fernandes | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

When you use something new on your body, it might take a week or two to elicit the allergic reaction, explained Rosenthal, vice chairman of academic p...