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Experts: Food Allergies Are Skyrocketing

An explosion of food allergies is unique to America and Europe and no one seems to know why.

07/24/2014

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Electronic Devices Can Cause Nickel Allergies To Flare Up

We use our electronic devices for all sorts of things – from talking and looking up information to playing games. But the frequent use of such gadgets is actually making some people sick.

07/16/2014

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Study: Home That’s Too Clean Could Leave Newborn Vulnerable To Asthma, Allergies

Keeping your home too clean may lead to asthma and allergy complications later in life for children.

06/08/2014

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How To Keep Your Allergies In Check This Spring

Spring is here, the weather is warm and the air is freely blowing all those nasty allergens all over the place. Take a few steps to help protect yourself this allergy season.

04/27/2014

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‘Baboon Syndrome:’ An Unusual Complication Of Antibiotics

The syndrome is so named because of distinctive rashes that can develop.

12/24/2013

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Feds Post Food Allergy Guidelines For Schools

The federal government is issuing its first guidelines to schools on how to protect children with food allergies.

10/30/2013

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Study: Parents Should Suck On Kids’ Pacifiers To Protect Them From Allergies

The findings of a new study show that, if parents wish to protect their children from developing allergies, they should suck on their pacifiers.

05/06/2013

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Study: Allergy Risks Are Elevated In Children Born In America

New research indicates that children born in the United States are more likely to develop allergy-based diseases such as asthma than kids born abroad.

05/01/2013