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Doctors: Give Babies Crushed Peanuts to Reduce Allergy Risk – Voice of America

Doctors are advising parents to feed babies peanut products before their first birthday to reduce the child’s risk of developing a peanut allergy. The advice appears in a new guide for health care providers. It was published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ). A team of allergy experts and child care specialists wrote the… Read More »

Doctors more likely to recommend antihistamines rather than cough and cold medicine for kids – Science Daily

For respiratory infections in children under 12, physicians are increasingly more likely to recommend antihistamines and less likely to recommend cough and cold medicines, a Rutgers study found. Antihistamines are widely used over-the-counter to treat various allergic conditions. However, these medicines have little known benefit for children with colds, and some older antihistamines cause sedation… Read More »