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Allergic to penicillin? There’s a 90% chance that’s not true

More than 90 percent of patients who believe they are allergic to penicillin actually aren’t. This is a serious concern, particularly during pregnancy. In this week’s Your Pregnancy Matters blog, allergy expert David Khan, M.D., discusses penicillin allergy testing and antibiotic safety.

Prevention

Get ready for the yellow tsunami: Mountain cedar season is headed our way

Brace yourself: Mountain cedar season, Mother Nature’s annual winter irritant that prompts noses to run and eyes to itch – and can make a happy new year miserable – is just around the corner.

Prevention

Rush immunotherapy: Faster relief for tough allergy symptoms

Traditional allergy shots can take months to provide relief. Learn how rush immunotherapy can help people with allergies feel better faster.

Prevention

So, you think you’re allergic to penicillin?

Recent studies, including one conducted at UT Southwestern, discovered most people who think they are allergic to penicillin are not actually allergic to the drug.

Your Pregnancy Matters

Prevent peanut allergies with … peanut puff

Early exposure to peanut products might prevent children from developing peanut allergies.