Allergies and Asthma

Toddler uses her brother's nebulizer on toy Pooh

Articles and Resources on Allergies and Asthma in Children

Allergy Book Reviews
Reviews of recommended allergy books

Food Reactions
A pediatrician discusses Food Allergies, Food Intolerance, Food Sensitivity. (Michel Cohen, MD)

Dairy, Cheese and Milk Allergies: How to Avoid Milk Based Products and Ingredients
This article provides advice on avoiding milk, milk proteins (casein), and other dairy ingredients, when your child has food allergies. (A. Anderson)

What You Should Always Do When Your Child Has Peanut Allergies
Precautions for peanut allergies, for parents and caregivers. (Dina Clifford)

What You Need to Know About Your Child’s Asthma
What Does It Mean for Parents and Families when Their Child is Diagnosed with Asthma? (Dr. Tom Kovesi,M.D. F.R.C.P.(C), Pediatric Respirologist)

Asthma Discussed
An overview of asthma symptoms in children.

Common Skin Conditions Misconstrued As Contagious Could Affect Social Lives of Young Adults
Research shows that attitudes towards skin conditions like psoriasis and eczema may create social life problems for teens and young adults. (American Academy of Dermatology)

Treating Atopic Dermatitis in Infants and Children
These 9 tips help you take care of your baby, toddler or young child who has eczema or atopic dermatitis. (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases)

Eye Allergies Types
Causes of allergies affecting eyes. (Dan Brown)

Two Types of Dermatitis
Common dermatitis affecting babies and children - diaper dermatitis and foot dermatitis.

Allergies and Allergic Reactions
Allergies and allergic reactions can affect your immune system. (Stewart Hare)

Eczema And The Control Of This Skin Condition
Eczema treatment, causes and solace. (Scott Michaels)

Diet and Its Possible Role in Developmental Behavior
Can diet influence developmental development? (Margaret Lahey and Shari Rosen)

Allergies, Food Intolerance and Other Adverse Reactions to Food
Overview of adverse reactions to food. (Margaret Lahey and Shari Rosen)

Developmental Disorders and Diary Products, Grains, Gluten and Other Proteins
One food category that has been associated with developmental disorders is protein.(Margaret Lahey and Shari Rosen)

Dietary Factors Affecting Learning Behavior
Types of diet that can impact learning. (Margaret Lahey and Shari Rosen)

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Diet and Other Health Factors May Contribute to ADHD Problems in Children - Recent Scientific Findings
How and what health issues such as diet, sleep, and exercise may contribute to ADHD behavior in children. (Interview with Joel Nigg, PhD, Director Division of Psychology, OSHU)