Results for "Allergy and Immunology"

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An EpiPen Could Save Someone’s Life: Here’s When and How to Use One
A lot of times, allergic reactions are mild and only affect one part of your body. You might get a rash, a runny nose or itchy eyes, for example. But for...
Jan 22
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How to Tell If It’s a Nickel Allergy That’s Making Your Skin Itchy and Red
Have you ever worn a pair of earrings and noticed that your ears got itchy? Or taken off a ring and found your skin had turned red underneath it? Or maybe...
Oct 19
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What’s the Difference Between a Cold and Allergies?
On your way home from work, you notice you have a pounding headache and a stuffy nose. You also feel a bit run down. Something is clearly settling in,...
Sep 27 1
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How the Weather and the Climate Can Affect Your Lungs
Breathing is one of those things it’s easy to take for granted. If you don’t have lung conditions or breathing problems, it’s simple enough to inhale,...
Aug 19
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What the Color of Your Snot Tells You About Your Health
It’s OK to admit it. Raise your hand if you’ve taken a peek at a used tissue after blowing your nose. As gross as this may be to admit, plenty of people...
Jun 02 2
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Why Is My Nose Burning?
When someone says their “ears are burning,” that usually means someone nearby is talking about them. But what does it mean when your nose is burning? That...
Jan 28
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Red Eyes: The Most Common Causes and Treatments
Pet allergies, pollen, a day at a sandy beach … There are lots of possible causes for red eyes. If you’re having a hard time pinpointing why your eyes...
Jan 18
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Here’s How to Break the Itchy Cycle of Hives
If you or your child has ever battled hives, you know they can be frustrating. Hives, also called urticaria, usually start with itching. It’s hard to resist...
Dec 11
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Tips for Managing Food Allergies During the Holidays
The holiday season is filled with lots of get-togethers, celebrations and seasonal treats. If you or a loved one has a food allergy, however, it can also...
Nov 18
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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