Results for "Allergy and Immunology"

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Think You Have a Penicillin Allergy? Maybe Not, According to an Expert
A lot of people think they are allergic to penicillin, but they aren’t. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 10 percent...
Sep 22
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Should I Be Scared of Bees & Wasps?
Summertime means a few things – your kids are home from school, you spend more time in a swimsuit than in jeans and popsicles are disappearing from your...
Jun 12
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Can the Right Foods Help You Beat Your Seasonal Allergies?
It happens every year—as the seasons shift from winter to spring, your allergy symptoms kick in—your nose runs, your eyes itch and your throat gets scratchy....
May 10
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9 Great Peanut Butter Substitutes for People with Allergies
For those of us who grew up eating PB&Js for every meal, a peanut allergy can sound like a prison sentence. Toss out other peanut-based favorites like...
Mar 03
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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
Better Me
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