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Prevention is the best cure

Prevalence of food allergies A food allergy is an abnormal immune response or reaction to a food. It is a common health problem with one in 13 children in the … 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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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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Tips on affording EpiPen (or alternative epinephrine auto-injector)

Recent news has elevated awareness of the increased cost of EpiPen® and EpiPen Jr.® The high cost has made it difficult for patients to access this life-saving medication. There are … Full Entry »

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Auvi-Q Epinephrine Injection Device Recall

  Auvi-Q, an epinephrine injection, is used to treat life-threatening allergic reactions. Currently, Auvi-Q is voluntarily recalling ALL devices on the market. This includes both 0.15 mg and 0.3 mg … Full Entry »

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