Items Tagged ‘hypoallergenic’

To the untrained eye, kids' seasonal allergy symptoms may look like learning disability

May 1, 2018

To the untrained eye, kids’ seasonal allergy symptoms may look like learning disability

By Ryan Hatoum Ryan Hatoum

Many young children struggle with seasonal allergies and the discomfort that accompanies them.  For some kids, seasonal allergy symptoms are severe enough that they can be mistaken for symptoms of learning disabilities. Dr. Maria Garcia-Lloret, a pediatric allergist at the UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital, explains that certain symptoms characteristic of learning disabilities or behavioral problems, […]

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Tags: allergens, allergies, allergy, concentration, Dr. Maria Garcia-Lloret, hyperactivity, hypoallergenic, learning disability, outdoor allergens, pediatrician, pediatrics, seasonal allergies


Despite arsenic fears, rice isn’t completely off the table for babies

May 2, 2016

Despite arsenic fears, rice isn’t completely off the table for babies

By Amy Albin Amy Albin

Rice cereal has had a rough week. Most pediatricians recommend it for an infant’s introduction to solid food, with many children in the U.S. consuming a steady diet of rice cereal and other rice products. But a new, and widely publicized, study found that babies fed rice-based foods had higher arsenic levels in their urine […]

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Tags: aresenic in food, aresenic in rice, arsenic poisoning, baby food, childrens health, diabetes, Dr. Shahram Yazdani, environmental health hazards, hypoallergenic, infant food, pediatric medicine, pregnancy