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Allergies: Child

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Danielle Walker, food blogger and author of the New York Times best-selling cookbook "Against All Grain," and Lena Kwak, president and co-founder of Cup4Cup, share their allergy-friendly...
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More than 830 schools ‘get schooled in anaphylaxis’
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No more peanut butter & jelly—schools are banning nuts in school lunches. Here are 15 nut-free recipes for snacks and lunches your kids will devour.
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Everything you need to know about diagnosing and treating symptoms of allergies
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How to find out if your child is allergic.
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How to alleviate your child's allergies to indoor offenders, such as pet dander, mold and dust mites
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Why you shouldn't dread the tween years, and how you can enjoy them the most
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7 nighttime-symptoms and how to help -- fast!
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From catnappers to crib-revolters, how to get your baby down
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Some benefits of speaking in that high-pitched, exaggerated tone
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How to keep your baby safe on the beach, at the park, and in your own backyard
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How to keep your child safe if she has an allergic reaction to a specific food
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  Allergies are one of the fastest growing chronic diseases in childhood. And it can be an inherited condition: Kids who have one parent...
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Celiac disease (an inability to digest gluten, a protein found in wheat, oats, rye, and barley) affects one in 100 people. For kids, this has...
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Q. My 5-month-old twins have very bad cradle cap and dry patches all over their bodies, especially under their necks, behind their legs and in the...
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Q. Even after a good night's sleep, my child gets dark, sometimes puffy circles under her eyes. Is that normal? A. I see this...
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You've heard that the American Academy of Pediatrics says 4 to 6 months is the optimal age to start solids. But your 3-month-old is cranky and hard...
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Asthma—a chronic inflammatory condition characterized by spasm, or narrowing, of the airways—affects about 5 million children in the...
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Q. My child's school sent a note that some kids in the class have a peanut allergy. When I bring food for a party, should I make sure there...
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Q. How do you get rid of pinkeye? A. First of all, make sure it is "pinkeye"  -- the common term for conjunctivitis, an...
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There's a good chance your child will wind up in an emergency room at least once before she's 18. The trip will be a lot less scary  -- for...
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Q. How can I prevent my newborn from developing food allergies? A. You're smart to start planning now. Some babies are very susceptible to...
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We found out last summer that our son, Ian, 2, has a serious food allergy. He sneaked a bite of a peanut butter sandwich on our kitchen table—...
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While allergies can emerge anytime between infancy and adolescence, you may be able to reduce or delay your child's risk. Here's how to reduce mold, dust and pet allergies in children
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Bubble baths are a kid's delight, but parents should consider keeping them just an occasional treat, especially for preadolescent girls. Many...

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