All About Allergies
If you have an allergy, you're in good company. Allergies affect an
estimated 50 to 60 million Americans each year.
Kids and Allergies
Children are more susceptible to airborne particles than adults. Protect
their growing lungs. Plus, visit the Asthma
and Allergy Center at Hasbro Children's Hospital.
Learn more about specific allergies:
Pollen is the culprit in most seasonal allergy attacks. Plus, tips
for living with allergies, more
about hay fever. Learn what to expect when with our seasonal
More about one of the most common and insidious allergens
worldwide. Plus, tips for
living with a mold allergy.
Get to know your roommate, the dust mite, and other causes of household
dust allergies. Plus, ways to
reduce the number of dust mites in your home.
Insect Stings and Bites
Stories about allergic reactions to stings and bites breed fear of
summertime insects. Learn to recognize an allergy and get tips on how
to treat stings and avoid
stinging insects in the first place. Plus, impress your friends with
some bee trivia.
Apprehensive about animals? Animal allergy myths debunked. Plus, the
critter conundrum: how to live
with pets and allergies.
Is it an allergy or an intolerance? How to recognize symptoms and reduce
your risk of digestive havoc.
Is your prescription doing more harm than good? Recognize signs of a
medication allergy and learn
how to prevent it from happening again.