Sick states

Washington is the sixth healthiest state, based on illness reports posted to social media. Sickweather – an app that scans social networks for indicators of illness – recently conducted a study […]

Pregnancy and peanuts

Turns out, peanuts may not be as bad for pregnant women as once thought. A study released today shows an association between pregnant women who ate peanuts and tree nuts and […]

Pets protecting kids from allergies

Scientists have for years said kids who grow up with dogs and cats are less likely to develop allergies or asthma. And now, a team of researchers is getting closer to […]

Allergy tats for kids

An estimated 4 to 6 percent of children have food allergies, and the prevalence appears to be on the rise, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Last month, […]

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