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WASHINGTON — Parents of kids with food allergies live with a lot of uncertainty, but a new test might just give them some much-needed answers. Current testing can only determine whether someone is allergic to…
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WASHINGTON — The sun is shining, the breezes are blowing, and that means spring allergy season is upon us. The local pollen count is already high for elm and oak trees, and the biggest problem…
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Don\’t depend too much on \”hypoallergenic\” labels at the
store. A new study finds they might not be accurate.
When most people go to a hospital, a clinic, or even a new
doctor, they are asked about any allergies to medications. Ten percent say they
are allergic to penicillin. But it turns out that they may have
outgrown that allergy years ago.
Nutritionists may encourage limited amounts of salt, but some allergy sufferers can\’t get enough of it at a local salt cave.
The start of a new school year can be a challenging time for any
child. But it has the potential to be exceptionally tough for students with
severe food allergies.
It\’s the time of year when allergy season is making many people miserable — and one of the culprits may be a parasite lurking in your home.
This week is a tough one for those with allergies. Allergists say the
most recent pollen count in our area sky high and the rain may not be helping.
Matthew Fischer has had asthma all his life, but it wasn’t until helping a friend who was diagnosed with the respiratory disease in her 50s that the career entrepreneur had the idea to help asthmatics everywhere.
The pollen count was above 1,000 last weekend. A count of 75 is considered high.