Health Tip: Coping With Mosquito Bites

(HealthDay News) -- Mosquito bites are itchy and annoying, and tough to ignore when they're virtually screaming "scratch me!"

Medical Groups Endorse Early Exposure to Peanut Products for High-Risk Infants

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Infants at high risk for peanut allergies should be given foods containing peanuts before they reach the age of 1 year, a new consensus statement from 10 medical groups states.

Got a Rash? You Might Be Allergic to Nickel, Dermatologist Says

THURSDAY, Aug. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Nickel is one of the most common causes of a skin rash that occurs due to contact with an allergen, a dermatologist says.

Add Asthma, Allergy Plans to Your Back-to-School List

SATURDAY, Aug. 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- If your child has asthma or allergies, make sure his or her teacher, principal and school nurse know about it as part of your back-to-school planning, the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) recommends.

Health Tip: Know the Dangers of Mold

(HealthDay News) -- Mold growing inside your home can cause serious, even deadly, allergic reactions.

Health Tip: Are You Allergic to Latex?

(HealthDay News) -- Latex is a rubbery sap produced by trees that is used in many products, from balloons to rubber gloves. Latex allergy is common, and symptoms vary.

Dermatologist Offers Advice on Treating Kids' Hives

SATURDAY, July 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- If your child develops an itchy rash, it could be hives, experts say.

Straight Talk About Poison Ivy

FRIDAY, July 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Reports that poison ivy has gotten bigger, stronger or more prevalent are misleading, one dermatologist says.

Second Severe Allergic Reaction Isn't Uncommon

FRIDAY, July 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- About 15 percent of children who have a severe allergic reaction (anaphylaxis) can have a second one within a few hours, a new study shows.

How to Avoid July Fourth Allergy Flare-Ups

THURSDAY, July 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Fireworks, picnics and parades are favorite Fourth of July traditions for many people, but for those with allergies or asthma these activities could be uncomfortable or even dangerous.