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At-home allergy tests
Tips Jan 18, 2019

A doctor’s advice for at-home allergy tests

Matthew Tallar, MD Allergist/Immunologist

When parents can get an at-home version of a medical test that would normally take time out of their family’s busy day, it’s going to garner attention. That’s exactly what’s happening with at-home allergy — or, more accurately, at-home sensitivity — tests.

Boy sneezing
Tips Mar 19, 2018

Don’t let seasonal allergies ruin spring for children

Susan Light, MD Pediatrician

Goodbye, winter. Hello, spring. Most kids get excited for the warm temperatures and sunshine, but not so much for the ensuing sniffles and watery eyes that come with springtime allergies.

Salad on a Plate
Tips Jul 01, 2015

Is your child on a gluten-free diet? Try these food options

Lauren Matschull, RD, CD Clinical Dietitian

Over the last few years, the gluten-free diet has gained a lot of followers and the trend continues to grow. There are those who need it for medical reasons, such as celiac disease and gluten sensitivity,

Boy in lunchroom
Tips May 13, 2015

Kids and food allergies: How to make a safer, more nutritious world

Mary Beth Feuling, MS, RD, CSP, CD Advanced Practice Dietitian

Researchers estimate that approximately 15 million Americans have a food allergy. This includes 1 in every 13 children, which translates to approximately two in every classroom!