Results for "Allergy and Immunology"

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The Surprising Health Risks of Losing Your Sense of Smell
Imagine waking up to the aroma of freshly brewed coffee wafting into your bedroom, inviting you to start your day. It seems simple—you know what coffee...
Feb 22
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Should I Get an Air Purifier? The Pros and Cons
Like food and water, we need air to survive. While we are well aware of air pollutants outdoors, could the air in your home be bad for your health too?...
Feb 12
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Know the Difference: Sulfites vs. Sulfates
If you‘ve perused the ingredients list on the back of any food or household product, you know it’s the best way to practice the “sound-it-out” reading...
Feb 10
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What’s Causing My Chronic Cough?
In the age of COVID-19, coughing in public is about as unwelcome as in-laws on Spring Break. So, throw on your mask, squirt some hand sanitizer and follow...
Dec 14
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Is Your Sinus Infection Causing Your Toothache?
That ache in your tooth is making you miserable. It’s throbbing, and it gets worse when you bite down. Your gums feel swollen. Would you believe that it...
Dec 03
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How to Recognize and Treat Allergic Reactions
Sneezing, watery eyes and itchy skin. While some symptoms of allergies are mildly annoying, others can be extremely uncomfortable and even life-threatening....
Aug 19
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Contact Dermatitis: Triggers and Treatment
Are you concerned about a patch of red, itchy, swelling skin? It could be contact dermatitis. “It may sound alarming, but ‘dermatitis’ is just the medical...
Jun 20
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Breathe Easier: Treatment Options for Asthmatics
While more than 25 million Americans have asthma, each person’s asthma is different and can vary over a lifetime. This means each treatment plan should...
Jun 11
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Will Acupuncture Treat My Chronic Pain?
Acupuncture has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for thousands of years but has only gained steam in western countries like the United States...
Jun 08
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What You Need to Know About Cleaning Your CPAP
If you’re one of the unlucky people with a sleep disorder, like sleep apnea, you’re likely familiar with a PAP machine, which stands for positive airway...
May 29