Tag: Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Girl Drinking Milk

Children Allergic to Cow’s Milk Smaller and Lighter

Children allergic to cow’s milk are smaller and weigh less, according to the first published study to characterize growth trajectories from early childhood to adolescence in children with persistent food allergies.
Lawsuit

School District Agrees to Pay $130,000 Settlement for Barring Peanut-Detecting Service...

The boy had previously suffered a coma from airborne exposure to peanuts.
Liquid in Dosing Cup

Use of Antihistamines for Anaphylaxis Symptoms Linked with Delay in Seeking...

A majority of families whose children were hospitalized for anaphylaxis turned first to antihistamines, which can’t prevent allergic reaction from becoming fatal.
Red Meat

Q&A: Everything You Need to Know About Alpha-gal Syndrome, the Meat...

What it is, what it does, how you catch it and how you prevent it.
Americares

Protecting Against Severe Allergic Reactions This Summer

Life-saving medication on the way to U.S. clinics serving low-income and uninsured patients.
Clueless Waitress

Study Shows Restaurant Staff Probably Knows Little About Your Food Allergies

Results are similar to those reported by the CDC in 2017.
Ticks

Surge of Ticks Expected in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic States Due to...

Ticks spread a host of diseases while the Lone Star Tick is known to cause allergy to red meat.

Get the Flu Vaccine with an Egg Allergy? The CDC Answers...

The CDC wants everyone over 6 months to get a flu shot with rare exceptions. Egg allergy does NOT exclude you.
Lone Star Tick

Lone Star Tick Now Reported as Far Northwest as North Dakota

Pest is responsible for spreading outbreak of allergies to red meat and dairy.
CDC Lone Star Tick Map

Ticks Spreading Meat Allergy (and Heart Disease?) in Eastern US

The problem and strategies for prevention.