December 11, 2017 by Contributor in Allergies
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Indoor Allergens

What about allergies to molds? Symptoms of hay fever (allergic rhinitis) and asthma can be caused by the inhalation of the spores of molds. Molds, or fungi, tend to grow on wet surfaces, either indoors or outdoors. The body of the mold produces spores or seeds, which are smaller than

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December 11, 2017 by Contributor in Allergies
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New Hope for Kids With Multiple Food Allergies

Latest Allergies News TUESDAY, Dec. 12, 2017 (HealthDay News) — A treatment for kids with more than one dangerous food allergy shows promise in early trials, researchers say. Almost one-third of people with a food allergy have reactions to more than one type of food. This can increase the risk

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December 11, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer
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Bone Marrow Aspiration and Biopsy

Multiple Myeloma Diagnostic Test Bone Marrow Biopsy If multiple myeloma is suspected, several studies help confirm the diagnosis. They include a bone marrow aspiration and biopsy most commonly from the large bones of the pelvis. Cells obtained from the marrow are studied by a pathologist to determine if there is

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December 11, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer
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Has Your Doc Been Touched by Breast Cancer? It Could Influence Care

Latest Cancer News MONDAY, Dec. 11, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Having a personal connection to breast cancer seems to make doctors more likely to recommend routine breast cancer screenings, a new study finds. A survey of 848 doctors across the United States found they were more likely to recommend routine

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December 11, 2017 by Contributor in Cold and Flu
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Are Men Just ‘Babies’ When They Get the Flu? Maybe Not

By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter Latest Cold and Flu News MONDAY, Dec. 11, 2017 (HealthDay News) — As winter rolls into town, so does the flu and all its miserable symptoms. Yet, doctors and women alike have long noticed that men tend to bemoan those symptoms more than women. The phenomenon

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December 11, 2017 by Contributor in Cold and Flu
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Next Flu Pandemic Could Appear in Spring or Summer: Study

The next flu pandemic could appear in spring or summer rather than winter, according to researchers. Latest Cold and Flu News They found that while winter is the normal flu season, many major flu outbreaks were first detected between late March and early July. That includes the 1889, 1918 (the

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