Results for "Allergy and Immunology"

Better Me
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
Better Me
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
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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