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.

Can Asthma Protect Men From Prostate Cancer?

FRIDAY, May 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new study suggests, but does not prove, that men with asthma may be less likely to develop aggressive prostate cancer or to die from the disease.

Many Kids With Asthma Also Sensitive to Peanuts: Study

SUNDAY, May 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Sensitivity to peanuts is common among children with asthma, yet many children and their parents are unaware of the problem, a new study finds.

Health Tip: Pollen Isn't the Only Allergen

(HealthDay News) -- Pollen from weeds, grasses and trees are common culprits for seasonal allergies, but don't forget about other things that can trigger a case of the sneezes.

Peanut Allergy Exposure Occurs Most Often at Home, Study Says

MONDAY, May 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- For children with peanut allergies, home is more dangerous than school, researchers say.

Is It a Cold or an Allergy?

TUESDAY, May 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- It can be difficult for parents to tell whether their child has a cold or hay fever, but there are ways to distinguish between the two, experts say.

Surge in Pollen May Spur Many Cases of Dry Eye

WEDNESDAY, April 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- High pollen levels in the spring are linked to dry eye, a new study suggests.