Start treatment now to prevent spring allergy symptoms

Start treatment now to prevent spring allergy symptoms

The Medicine Cabinet: Ask the Harvard Experts By Howard LeWine, M.D. Q: I have spring allergies. Every year I think…

Foods to help relieve allergies

Foods to help relieve allergies

By Jessica Migala Achoo! Gesundheit! When you suffer from allergies, your body launches an immune response against an irritant —…

3 immune-boosting myths busted

3 immune-boosting myths busted

By Brierley Wright, M.S., R.D. It’s that time of year when any sniffle, cough or sneeze is noticed — and…

The Kid’s Doctor: Rashes from poison ivy, oak and sumac reaching their summer peak

The Kid’s Doctor: Rashes from poison ivy, oak and sumac reaching their summer peak

By Sue Hubbard, M.D. www.kidsdr.com Here at the height of summer, with everyone spending more time outside, I’m seeing a…

The Kid’s Doctor:  Allergy season has arrived!

The Kid’s Doctor: Allergy season has arrived!

By Sue Hubbard, M.D., www.kidsdr.com Wow! I just had a very busy week in the office, and while I was…

Chemical Deal

Chemical Deal

Chemicals in Our Products are Wreaking Havoc on Our Health By Megy Karydes Most of us blindly buy products sold…

Options Against the Flu

Options Against the Flu

This season’s flu shots will be more individualized, but immunization can begin in summer By Megy Karydes Patients who have…

Camping with Food Allergies

Camping with Food Allergies

It’s no one’s favorite activity, but some kids have to face food allergies at summer camp By Nancy Maes Summertime…

Allergic Food Groups

Allergic Food Groups

Caring for a child with food allergies requires knowledge and avoidance of parental diagnosis By Megy Karydes Chicago mother Lourdes Craelius isn’t…

A Crash Course in Celiac Disease and Children

A Crash Course in Celiac Disease and Children

By Eve Becker In children, the symptoms are many and varied: chronic diarrhea, constipation, stomach pain, abdominal bloating, fatigue, growth…