Allergies

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Sneezing Since You’ve Been Staying Home More? It Could Be Allergies

The average person’s home is a minefield of allergic triggers that can cause respiratory symptoms in people who are sensitized to them.

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No Break for Seasonal Allergies: Severe Pollen is the New Normal

Since 1990, warming temperatures have made pollen seasons longer and pollen counts higher across North America, says a new study. It's bad news for people who are affected by seasonal allergies.

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How You Can Eliminate a Food Allergy

Physicians have figured out a way to harness the body’s immune response to eliminate allergic reactions to food. Eli Silver, MD, a pediatric allergy and immunology specialist at UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, explains.

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Yes, You Really Can Be Allergic To Cold Weather

Dislike of frigid temperatures may have some of us declaring that we are allergic to the cold. But for some people, an allergy to the cold is real.

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Still Sneezing? Fall Doesn't Mean the End of Allergy Season

Is your family ready to say goodbye to seasonal allergies now that spring and summer have passed? Not so fast. Unfortunately, for many, the approaching autumn doesn’t mean relief from sneezing. Instead, it marks a new array of allergy triggers.

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How to Get a Skin Condition Treated Without an Office Visit

While it may not be as easy as fixing a flaw in a picture, new advancements are making it easier for the dermatologist to address that rash, mark, or rough patch of skin.

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A Drug-Free Therapy for Children with Peanut Allergies

For a child with a peanut allergy, a treatment is available to help desensitize him or her to peanuts and other food allergens.

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Don't Let Triggers of Summer Asthma Keep Your Youngster Down

Summer is prime time for asthma triggers such as grass pollen and smog. Learn how to manage your child's summer allergies and asthma.

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