July 14, 2017 by Contributor in Allergies
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Quitting Smoking Can Bring Healthier Sinuses Years Later: Study

Latest Allergies News THURSDAY, July 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Smoking can wreak havoc on your sinuses, but new research shows symptoms reverse within 10 years after quitting the bad habit. Researchers believe the findings may provide new motivation for smokers to stop smoking. “If patients tell me that they

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July 13, 2017 by Contributor in Allergies
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Climate Change Delivers ‘Double Whammy’ to 4 in 10 Americans

Latest Allergies News WEDNESDAY, July 12, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Four in 10 Americans live in areas where they face a climate change-linked “double whammy” of smog and high ragweed pollen levels. That’s the conclusion of a new report from the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). Washington, D.C., was the

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July 12, 2017 by Contributor in Allergies
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Too Few Children Get EpiPen When Needed: Study

By Kathleen DohenyHealthDay Reporter Latest Allergies News WEDNESDAY, July 12, 2017 (HealthDay News) — EpiPens are the go-to solution when a child has a severe allergic reaction. But many kids don’t get this essential treatment, U.S. researchers found. Even when the epinephrine-delivering device has been prescribed, parents or caretakers frequently

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July 07, 2017 by Contributor in Allergies
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Shortage of Bee, Wasp Venom Stings Those With Allergies

Latest Allergies News FRIDAY, July 7, 2017 (HealthDay News) — A shortage of honeybee, wasp and hornet venom extract has allergists concerned. The extract treats people who have potentially life-threatening allergies to stings by these insects. It is given in immunotherapy shots to help build up tolerance to the stings.

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July 03, 2017 by Contributor in Allergies
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Is Your Child’s ‘Penicillin Allergy’ Real?

By Maureen SalamonHealthDay Reporter Latest Allergies News MONDAY, July 3, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Many children suspected of being allergic to the inexpensive, first-line antibiotic penicillin actually aren’t, new research indicates. The findings — which echo similar research earlier this year in adults — mean many patients are instead prescribed

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June 29, 2017 by Contributor in Allergies
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Health Tip: Rid Your Bedroom of Allergens

Latest Allergies News (HealthDay News) — Sneezing and sniffling triggered by allergies can prevent a good night’s sleep. The National Sleep Foundation suggests how to rid your bedroom of allergens: If you’re allergic to pets, keep them out of the bedroom. Bathe pets weekly. Cover your mattress and pillows in

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