Schools With EpiPens Save Lives, Study Says

FRIDAY, Nov. 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Keeping supplies of epinephrine in schools saves lives, a new study finds.

Think You're Allergic to Penicillin? Maybe Not

FRIDAY, Nov. 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many Americans may check the box "allergic to penicillin" on medical forms, but new research suggests that most of them are mistaken.

Many Docs Mistaken About Allergies: Study

FRIDAY, Nov. 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many primary care doctors may not be up to speed on the causes and best treatments for allergies, a new study suggests.

Climate Change Will Boost Grass Pollen Production, Study Contends

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Climate change will boost levels of grass pollen in the air in the next 100 years, resulting in increased misery for people with grass allergy, a new study contends.

FDA Cautions Against 'Undeclared' Food Allergens

TUESDAY, Oct. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Some food labels may not reliably list all possible food allergens, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Childhood Peanut Allergy May Be Linked to Skin Gene Mutation

FRIDAY, Oct. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Infants with a specific skin gene mutation who are exposed to peanut protein in household dust may be more likely to develop a peanut allergy, according to a new study.

Health Tip: Listen to Your Child About Food Allergies

(HealthDay News) -- If a young child has an allergic reaction to food, the child may not know how to clearly communicate what's happening.

Allergy to Some Metal Implants Linked to Rare Skin Cancer, Study Says

TUESDAY, Oct. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A rare type of skin cancer has been linked to allergic reactions to metal implants, researchers said.

Medicines Are Biggest Culprit in Fatal Allergic Reactions: Study

THURSDAY, Oct. 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Although food allergies have garnered a lot of attention lately, a new study reports that medications are actually the biggest cause of sudden deaths related to allergy.

Health Tip: What Causes Hives?

(HealthDay News) -- Hives are an allergic skin reaction caused by the body's release of histamine.