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Allergies Or Hay Fever? We Asked An Expert

Our 12-year-old gets really stuffed up and sneezy every year at the end of the summer into September. Is there anything we can do to prevent the onset of symptoms?

Five Ways to Handle Pet Allergens (Without Missing Out on a Pet!)

There are ways to get a handle on your allergen sensitivities so you don’t have to miss out on adding Fluffy or Snowball to the fam. Read on for tips and tricks on how to make it work. 

How to handle your child’s eczema

Does winter bring on the itch? Here’s how to tell if your little one has eczema, and how to handle it.

Ask Dr. Marla: Is there a connection between eczema and dairy allergy or intolerance?

My friend’s daughter had bad eczema and it went away when they switched to lactose-free dairy products. Does dairy make eczema worse?

Handling food allergies in high school

When kids with allergies hit high school, they're on their own.

How to eat gluten-free, by choice or necessity

Coping with a gluten intolerance or celiac disease is the new norm for many parents. What’s it all mean?

How to keep summer allergies at bay

For parents of children with allergies, the summer can prove difficult. Here are tips to keep control of your child's allergies over the summer.

Ask Dr. Marla: Can I use other nut spreads when the school has a no-nuts policy?

My kids’ school has a no-nuts policy, but I thought kids with peanut allergies are not usually allergic to tree nuts. Can I use other nut spreads like almond butter in my kid’s lunch?

Some food allergies are linked to pollen

Some food allergies are linked to pollen. Watch for signs.

Vitamin D and probiotics may help prevent food allergies

there has been some promising research linking simple precautionary measures to a decreased incidence of food allergies and eczema.

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