Food Allergies News
Toddler with dairy allergy dies after preschool allegedly fed him a grilled cheese sandwich
The parents speak out after, they say, their 3-year-old died after having an allergic reaction to the cheese.
New guidelines to help prevent peanut allergies
A new study supports earlier introduction of peanuts into children's diets.
Halloween tales from the emergency room
The scariest place on Halloween isn't a cemetery or haunted house -- it's the emergency room. The majority of cases emergency room physicians see on Halloween are alcohol or drug intoxication and trauma, Dr. Robert Glatter, an emergency physician at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, told ABC
How teal pumpkins help kids with food allergies enjoy Halloween
The Teal Pumpkin Project helps raise awareness for children with severe food allergies, suggesting that people place a teal pumpkin or sign by their door to show they're offering nonfood treats that all kids can enjoy on Halloween.
Parents use teal pumpkins to include kids with food allergies on Halloween
Some parents around the nation are adding teal-colored pumpkins to their doorsteps to help include children with food allergies in Halloween festivities. The nonprofit Food Allergy Research and Education (FARE) group launched the Teal Pumpkin Project in 2014 to raise awareness about food allergies
'GMA' Hot List: Nikki Haley says US is trying to 'defeat terrorism of all kinds' in Afghanistan
Plus, Dr. Jennifer Ashton discusses the recent uptick in severe allergic reaction cases, and the "GMA" anchors revisit theme songs from classic TV shows.
New study reveals a striking increase in serious allergy cases
Dr. Jennifer Ashton discusses what to know about the new research, which found that severe allergic reaction cases have increased by nearly five times over the past decade.
Severe food allergy cases skyrocketed over the past decade, study finds
The number of health insurance claims documenting severe allergic reactions to food has skyrocketed nearly 400 percent over the past decade, according to a study released Tuesday by the nonprofit healthcare organization FAIR Health. The researchers analyzed private insurance claim lines involving
First responders rush to stop a suicidal man in Manhattan
To the index and first responders rushing in to stop a man threatening to jump. The 29-year-old on the Manhattan bridge here in New York, police on one side there, attempting to talk him down when other officers move in from behind and pull him to safety. The man was taken to the hospital for help.
Scientists tout positive findings in peanut allergy pill study
The pill is a mix of probiotics and tiny amounts of peanut to build tolerance.