Allergies

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How Kids Can Have Allergies, When Parents & Grandparents Do Not?

Amber Lagamba’s family knows allergies all too well because both of her daughters suffer. However, Amber and her husband don’t have allergies and their parents don’t have allergies either.

11/11/2014

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Teal Pumpkins Used To Denote Houses With Allergy-Safe Treats This Halloween

Halloween can be scary for kids with allergies, and challenging for their parents.

10/28/2014

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Study: Antibiotic Used To Treat Fruit Can Cause Allergic Reaction In Humans

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Keeping pests away from fruits and vegetables can involve antibiotics and this could be dangerous for people. A case report in the “Annals of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology,” involves a 10-year-old girl […]

09/16/2014

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“Safety Tats” Helping To Keep Kids Safe

Parents, ever worry about losing your kid in a crowd?

07/08/2014

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Local Parent Hoping To Change Law, Get EpiPens In Pa. Schools

Every three minutes, a food allergy sends someone to the emergency room.

04/30/2014

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How To Keep Your Allergies In Check This Spring

Spring is here, the weather is warm and the air is freely blowing all those nasty allergens all over the place. Take a few steps to help protect yourself this allergy season.

04/27/2014

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Tablet Provides New Option For Allergy Sufferers To Find Relief

To train your body to handle what makes you allergic, there have been allergy shots. But now there are allergy tablets.

04/02/2014

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Polar Vortex Could Cause More Intense Allergy Season

The polar vortex made it a bad winter… will it also make it a bad spring?

03/28/2014

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Christmas Decoration Storage Could Create Allergy Problems

Christmas is supposed to be a time to be merry, but for some, the decorations are making their lives miserable.

12/16/2013

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Expert Offers Inexpensive Ways To Cut Down On Allergens

As we get closer and closer to winter, you might be thinking about ways to reduce allergens in your home.

11/20/2013

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Study: Climate Could Play Role In Children’s Risk For Hay Fever

Spencer Levin, 9, sees his allergist once a month to get shots to help his hay fever.

11/08/2013

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EpiPens Now Available In Schools In 27 States

Sixteen states passed legislation this year making epinephrine available in school in case a child has a severe allergic reaction. This now brings the total to 27 states.

10/18/2013

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Doctors Detail Steps To Keep Fall Allergies Under Control

Autumn can be a rough time for allergy sufferers. If you’re one of them, there are some simple steps that you can take to keep your allergies under control and those steps start right in your own home.

09/26/2013

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Asthma And Allergy Drugs: Do They Stunt Growth?

This high school freshman is in marching band. She rides horses and dances — she also has allergies and asthma.

09/23/2013

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Angie’s List: Air Duct Cleaning

Is their value in cleaning your home’s air ducts?

09/20/2013

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