For many people with allergies, the arrival of spring is tempered by weeks of wheezing, sneezing, and itching. Even those with perfect immune systems can sympathize with that most tell-tale sign of spring: a nose like a leaky faucet. We…
Mothers-to-be can add one more thing to their list of worries. Scientists now say that exposure to the common cold during pregnancy may lead to an increased risk of asthma or allergies in children.
By Sarah Sheffer
Scientists in Cambridge may have made a breakthrough in combating peanut allergies, an affliction that affects a growing segment of American youth.
A new study out Monday find that children's food allergies are now more common, and more severe. Gwen Ifill discusses the findings with Dr. Ruchi Gupta, the lead author of the study.
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