Peanut allergies: What to know before kids return to school

Peanut allergies are one of the most common causes of severe allergy attacks and the most common food allergy in children under age 18.  With children once again returning to classroom settings amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and vaccinations being opened up to

Industrial chemicals found in some fast food: study

Chemicals used in plastics called phthalates have reportedly been detected in fast-food items, according to researchers.  In a study published Tuesday in the Journal of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology, a team led by George Washington University examined 64 samples of hamburgers,

Pennsylvania 12-year-old boy dies after collapsing during basketball warm-ups

A 12-year-old Pennsylvania boy died Wednesday after collapsing while doing basketball warm-ups at his middle school.  The Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the pre-teen as Jayson Kidd.  Chartiers Valley Middle School in Bridgeville, Pennsylvania.  ( The medical examiner’s office confirmed to