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Indulge Your Inner Child

Certain foods, insect bites and stings, and some medications can cause allergic reactions in children who are sensitive to them. Anaphylaxis is the most severe type of allergic reaction -- and it can be fatal.

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Asthma and Food Allergies

Recent research suggests a close link between food allergies and asthma in children.

Allergy Shots 101

Allergy shots are a treatment that can help to prevent or minimize allergic reactions.

Three-Step Allergy Emergency Action Plan

Knowing the A-B-Cs of the Allergy Emergency Action Plan can save your life or that of your child.

What is Exercise-Induced Anaphylaxis?

Is it true that exercise can trigger an allergic reaction?

Food Allergies

Preventing Food Allergy

Here are some steps to lower the risk of food allergies in children.

At Your Appointment

Doctor Discussion: Severe Allergic Reactions

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8 Dangerous Food Allergies

Serious food allergies can cause trouble breathing, loss of consciousness, and even death. These eight foods account for about 90% of all allergic reactions to foods.

Asthma and Food Allergies

Recent research suggests a close link between food allergies and asthma in children.

Allergic Reactions

Back to School with Severe Allergies

If your child has allergies, it's important for teachers to understand how to handle symptoms and emergencies.

Can You Outgrow Severe Allergies?

Severe allergies can be a difficult challenge for children, but the good news is that many kids outgrow them.

Signs and Symptoms of an Allergy Emergency

Recognizing allergy emergencies. Swift action can make the difference between a minor incident and a hospitalization. 

When Allergies Can Be Fatal

Allergies to things like food, insect stings or drugs can be dangerous, and even fatal. Learn about what anaphylaxis is and how it's treated.

First Aid: Allergic Reactions

Learn about the steps you can take to help someone experiencing limited and severe allergic reactions. 
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Understanding Medication Allergies

The reason a person develops a drug allergy is usually unknown, but genetics probably play a significant role.

Latex Allergies

Different types of gloves, balloons, rubber bands, erasers, and toys are made from natural rubber latex.

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