If you introduce infant formula to your baby, you'll probably want to be on the alert for signs of an allergy, especially if allergies run in your or the baby's father's family. Most infant formula includes cow's milk or soy products in the ingredients. In cases of infant formula allergies, cow's milk protein is the most common allergen. Still, allergies to infant formula are … [Read more...] about Signs of Allergies to Infant Formula
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After staying indoors for much of winter, spring is a welcome relief for most people. While the longer days, green grass and blossoming plants herald in the new season, they also bring the return of pollen. Spring allergies often occur because of pollen. If spending time outside in the spring makes your eyes start to water and your nose run, you may be one of the 40 million … [Read more...] about Spring Allergies
This article was written by a 14 year old girl who calls herself "12 Paws" dealing with life threatening food allergies. “Hey Hun,” my Mom tells my Dad, “Let’s stop at the market for groceries, perhaps we can we go to Whole Foods for dinner? We’re getting groceries, so it might be easier to eat there. And, we want to celebrate!” “Great … [Read more...] about Deadly Food Allergies: From A Teen Who Has Them
The following post is a guest contribution from Money Crashers, your guide to financial fitness One out of every five households currently has at least one member dealing with a food allergy. The most common allergen is milk, with eggs and peanuts slightly behind it. Reactions to food allergens can range from skin rashes and wheezing to hives and anaphylaxis, which is … [Read more...] about 5 Ways Families With Allergies Can Save on Groceries
I don’t know how many of you have been following this peanut allergy story in Florida, but here’s the lowdown. A 6-year-old girl at an elementary school in Edgewater had a peanut allergy so severe that she would have a reaction if she were to breathe traces of nut dust in the air. Her school took certain measures to accommodate her, but many parents became outraged by the … [Read more...] about How Far Should a School Go to Accommodate for Kids’ Allergies?