Possible Drawback to Gl...

Possible Drawback to Gluten-Free: Toxic Metals THURSDAY, Feb. 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) — America’s love affair with gluten-free foods may come at a cost: greater intake of the toxic metals arsenic and mercury, a new study contends. “These results indicate that there...

Health Tip: Could Aller...

Health Tip: Could Allergy Shots Help You? (HealthDay News) — If you have allergies, regular shots (immunotherapy) are designed to make you less sensitive to allergens over time. The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology says you may be a candidate for allergy shots if:...

Food Allergy

Food Allergy Triggers It’s common to have a bad reaction to foods we eat on occasion, such as gas from eating beans or headaches from drinking wine. If you’re lactose intolerant you may experience diarrhea when you consume dairy. These are all examples of food sensitivities...

Health Tip: Dust Your H...

Health Tip: Dust Your Home Properly (HealthDay News) — Dust can be more than a nuisance. People who are allergic to dust can have trouble breathing if too much of it gathers in one place. The Environmental Working Group recommends: Vacuum your home often. Make sure your vacuum is...

FDA Approves New Treatm...

FDA Approves New Treatment for Dust Mite Allergies THURSDAY, March 2, 2017 (HealthDay News) — A new treatment for dust mite allergies has won approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Odactra is a year-round, once-a-day tablet that’s dissolved under the tongue....

Chronic Rhinitis and Po...

John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP John P. Cunha, DO, is a U.S. board-certified Emergency Medicine Physician. Dr. Cunha’s educational background includes a BS in Biology from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, and a DO from the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences in...