Governor Andrew Cuomo Signs Legislation Allowing School Bus Drivers to Administer Epinephrine

Governor Andrew Cuomo Signs Legislation Allowing School Bus Drivers to Administer Epinephrine

Governor Cuomo signed a bill sponsored by Assemblyman David Buchwald (D-Westchester) that will allow bus drivers to administer auto-injected epinephrine to children experiencing anaphylaxis.

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New York State Passes Bill to Allow School Bus Drivers to Administer Epinephrine

New York State Passes Bill to Allow School Bus Drivers to Administer Epinephrine

School bus company employees and employees of other school contractors may soon be able to administer epinephrine auto-injectors as part of a new bill.

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Infants Should Eat Peanuts to Prevent Allergies, New Guidelines Say

Infants Should Eat Peanuts to Prevent Allergies, New Guidelines Say

New guidelines say infants ages 4-6 months should eat peanut-containing foods to prevent allergies.

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Skin Patch May Help Kids with Peanut Allergies

Skin Patch May Help Kids with Peanut Allergies

The wearable patch trains the immune system to tolerate peanut protein in small doses over time and shows promise among children, according to a recent study.

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New Study Says Nail Biting and Thumb Sucking May Be a Good Thing

New Study Says Nail Biting and Thumb Sucking May Be a Good Thing

New information from Pediatrics says nail biting and thumb sucking in children may prevent allergies.

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Hostess Recall Alert – Snack Cakes May Contain Dangerous Residue

Hostess Recall Alert – Snack Cakes May Contain Dangerous Residue

710,000 cases of Hostess treats have been recalled due to possible contamination from a peanut residue.

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Managing Your Child's Asthma and Preventing an Asthma Attack

Managing Your Child's Asthma and Preventing an Asthma Attack

We spoke to an asthma and allergy specialist to find out how to manage and control your child's asthma, how to prevent asthma attacks, and reducing asthma triggers.

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How Can My Family Remedy Allergy Symptoms Without Avoiding the Outdoors?

How Can My Family Remedy Allergy Symptoms Without Avoiding the Outdoors?

Dr. Tim Mainardi offers advice on how families can remedy allergy symptoms without avoiding the outdoors.

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Join the Teal Pumpkin Project to Make Halloween Allergy-Friendly

Join the Teal Pumpkin Project to Make Halloween Allergy-Friendly

Join the Teal Pumpkin Project this Halloween and help make trick-or-treating fun and inclusive for all the kids in the neighborhood.

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How Can we Lower Anxiety About Food Allergies at School?

How Can we Lower Anxiety About Food Allergies at School?

One local mom shares her ideas about what would make schools a happier, safer place for kids with food allergies.

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Vegan, Gluten-Free Girl Scout Cookies

Vegan, Gluten-Free Girl Scout Cookies

Try these recipes for gluten-free, vegan Girl Scout-style cookies at home, including Thin Mints, Samoas, and Tagalongs. You won't believe how close the taste comes to the real deal!

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10 Tips to Tame Your Winter Allergies

10 Tips to Tame Your Winter Allergies

Joan Lehach, M.D., who specializes in allergy, asthma, and clinical immunology at Montefiore Medical Center in New York, reveals what triggers allergy symptoms in the winter and shares 10 tips to help reduce winter allergy symptoms.

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The Sneaky Chef No-Nut Butter Cookie Recipe

The Sneaky Chef No-Nut Butter Cookie Recipe

The Sneaky Chef Creamy No-Nut Butter is blends naturally sweet and "nutty" tasting golden peas instead of peanuts, serving as a perfect peanut butter substitute for individuals with peanut allergies. Here, a healthy cookie recipe using the Sneaky Chef's no-nut butter.

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Study Reveals 8 Precautionary Steps to Prevent Peanut Allergic Reaction while Flying

Study Reveals 8 Precautionary Steps to Prevent Peanut Allergic Reaction while Flying

A University of Michigan study reveals eight precautionary steps people with peanut or tree nut allergies can take to reduce the risk of having an allergic reaction while flying on an airplane.

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Ask the Expert: What are the Best Ways to Treat a Baby's Eczema?

Ask the Expert: What are the Best Ways to Treat a Baby's Eczema?

Dr. Hemmers of Allergy Center of Connecticut addresses the best ways to treat a baby's eczema and also comments on whether there are dangers to using steroidal medications or creams for repeat treatments on the baby's itchy rashes.

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