There has been a 615% increase in the rate of hospital admissions for anaphylaxis (severe allergic reaction).
For some people, a simple peanut or a bite of shrimp can cause the body's immune system to wildly overreact, in some cases the result can be deadly. But what exactly is happening in the body for it to confuse nuts or shellfish with a
"Mothers' perceptions of their newborns' adverse reactions to food appears to factor into how long they breastfeed."
Fifteen-year-old Alexi Stafford died less than an hour and a half after mistakenly ingesting a cookie containing peanuts.
"Live bee acupuncture" involves “applying the stinging bee directly to the relevant sites according to the specific disease.” In this case, the woman had reportedly been receiving the treatment for two years.
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When 18-year-old Abbie Kilbride got her braces removed, she figured she’d make the most of her newly-revealed teeth by getting them whitened. But after a session with a woman recommended to her by friends, it all started to go horribly horribly wrong.
Spring is in the air, and, with the constant cycle of flora and fauna, it's hard to tell whether you're coming down with a cold, or having an allergic reaction to all that pollen. Itchy eyes are a telltale sign of allergies. But a
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