Most people try to steer clear of cockroaches. For children, however, avoiding these large, brown creepy crawlers is especially important.
Flame retardants were once commonly used in furniture. But the chemicals were phased out when researchers discovered they could contribute to health problems. So are they completely gone now?
Since spring-cleaning is not around for a while, new research may have found a way to help keep the dust from bothering your child's lungs.
Allergy sufferers who normally don't get along with indoor plants may find some relief from sneezing. Scientists have targeted bacterial genes that can produce pollen-free and long-lived plants, according to a recently published study.
For all the modern marvels of medical science, humans still must contend with allergies, which interrupt work, play and everyday living.