Nut-Free Schools in Southern Oregon

MEDFORD, Ore. — Research shows that food allergies are becoming increasingly common in children. It’s almost a hundred times more common to be diagnosed with a food allergy now than it was 50 years ago, which means menus are changing for some kids and for their parents packing sack lunches. A local allergist said the reason behind … Continue reading »

Movement For Nut-Free Schools

MEDFORD, Ore. — As parents send their kids back to school, some are asking for changes in the lunchroom. Doctors say there’s been a rise in people diagnosed with food allergies and for some parents of kids with allergies, it’s a daily concern. One Medford mom has two young kids with severe food allergies. She says … Continue reading »

Springtime Allergy Season Begins

EUGENE, Ore. — With all the warm weather, people in the Willamette Valley are starting to experience allergy symptoms. The Oregon Allergy Associates measure pollen in the air each day and Monday there was a high amount of tree pollen in the air. Allergists said even with the harsh winter weather we had here in … Continue reading »