Alpha-gal allergy: What you need to know

Alpha-gal allergy: What you need to know

Author: Tom Seymour / Source: Medical News Today Alpha-gal allergy is a condition more commonly known as red meat allergy. An alpha-gal allergy can cause a person to have anaphylactic and hypersensitivity reactions when they eat meat. The term alpha-gal is short for...
Keeping food allergies in check at school

Keeping food allergies in check at school

Author: Tao Zheng / Source: The Herald News, Fall River, MA One in 13 children in the United States — nearly 6 million in total — have food allergies, with 30 percent of those children being allergic to more than one food. Allergic reactions can range from itching and...