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.

Under-the-Tongue Hay Fever Pills Offer Little Benefit: Study

TUESDAY, June 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Under-the-tongue pills for hay fever sufferers provide little symptom relief and often come with bothersome side effects, new research finds.

Poison Ivy's Gonna Get Ya...

SATURDAY, June 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Poison ivy, oak and sumac are common outdoor hazards, but there are a number of ways to prevent exposure and reduce your suffering if you do come into contact with these plants, an expert says.

Do You Need a Doctor for Bug Bites and Bee Stings?

SUNDAY, May 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Summer is fast approaching, along with its usual bonanza of bugs. Fortunately, most of those inevitable bites and stings aren't serious.