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Anaphylaxis: Be prepared!

Anaphylaxis is a severe allergic reaction that can be life-threatening. It affects multiple body systems including the skin, gastrointestinal, respiratory and cardiovascular system. Symptoms can start within seconds or minutes … Full Entry »

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Humidifiers and indoor allergies

During the winter, dry air is often the cause of chapped lips, dry skin and irritated sinus passages. Doctors might advise that the moisture from a humidifier could soothe dry … Full Entry »

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Allergy and asthma during the holiday season

In the next few weeks and during the holiday season, many families will be decorating their homes, attending parties and traveling to visit friends and relatives. For people with allergies … Full Entry »

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Avoid Halloween horrors with food allergy safety tips

Photo courtesy of Teal Pumpkin Project. Halloween is a fun and exciting holiday for children. But for those with food allergies, Halloween spooks and scares are not limited to vampires … Full Entry »

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Colds versus allergies

Aches and pain. Sniffles. Sneezing. Sore throat. Are these the terms that describe a cold or allergies? Knowing the difference between the two is important to decide what to do … Full Entry »

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