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Allergies

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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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Doctor Offers Advice To Allergy Sufferers As Ragweed Approaches Its Peak

Ragweed allergy sufferers, there’s a reason you might be sneezing right now: the pollen is near its peak.

08/29/2013

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New Study Shows 5% Of People In U.S. Allergic To Insect Stings

For most people, bees and wasps are just a nuisance. But for more than a million Americans, stings from those insects can be deadly.

08/09/2013

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New Treatment Could Provide Relief From Peanut Allergies

You’ll never find Luke Fabsiak going for a peanut butter and jelly sandwich after school.

05/20/2013

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Pittsburgh’s Asthma Epidemic

The number of people with asthma is on the rise.

05/07/2013

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Eating Boogers To Boost Your Immune System

Don’t blame us, it’s science. At least according to a one doctor.

05/02/2013

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Fighting Vs. Fueling Allergies With Food

Spring allergies are in full bloom and you may already be taking medicines to prevent or treat symptoms. But is there anything else you can take?

04/25/2013

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