Many children suspected of being allergic to the inexpensive, first-line antibiotic penicillin actually aren't, new research indicates.
Nothing spoils a trip faster than getting sick. And a good way to protect yourself is by getting certain vaccinations before you leave home.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Friday that it's working with the drug company Pfizer to remedy a shortage of important injectable medications, including emergency syringes of epinephrine.
When seasonal allergies strike, what remedy is right for you? The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has some answers.
For years, you probably have been told that wheat bread is far better for you than its white counterpart, but a small, new study suggests that maxim may not hold true for everyone.
Millions of Americans have had to swear off shellfish, eggs, peanuts or soy to avoid allergic reactions that can range from stomach cramps to life-threatening swelling of the airways, new research shows.
Heading to summer camp for the first time is always a little unnerving. But for a child with allergies or asthma, there are special concerns.
Parents shouldn't give their children any medications containing the narcotics codeine or tramadol because they can cause life-threatening breathing problems, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned Thursday.
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