Allergies

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Allergy Season Will Hit Hard Once Weather Warms Up

Allergy season may be starting early in other parts of the country, but with the recent cold weather, that may not be the case here.

03/23/2013

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Pa. School Asks Students To Cut Back On Axe Body Spray

An eastern Pennsylvania high school wants its students to cut back on the body spray.

03/20/2013

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Moms Launch Petition To Rid Dyes From Kraft Macaroni And Cheese

Kraft is taking some heat after two food bloggers from North Carolina started a petition to stop them from using dyes in their macaroni and cheese.

KDKA-TV–03/08/2013

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Skip Allergy Shots With New Alternative Treatment

Getting stuck at the allergist?

02/26/2013

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Fall Season Typically A Busy Time For Mold Allergies

This is a bad time of year for 11-year-old Connor Duran. “Really hard to breathe, and run, and move,” Duran, of Robinson, describes. “I usually take my inhaler before practice. Last year at this time, I actually wasn’t able to play football.

10/15/2012

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Allergy Sufferers Face Long Season In Pittsburgh

Spring time is usually when the trees start to bud followed by a runny nose, an itchy throat and itchy eyes. All of these symptoms set in earlier this year due to the mild winter.

05/22/2012

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Eyes And Your Health

They say the eyes are the windows to the soul, but for doctors, they can actually be windows for something else: your health.

05/11/2012

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Some Drugs Could Become Available Over-The-Counter

The Food and Drug Administration is considering making some common prescription medicines non-prescription. These would include drugs for high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, certain infections, migraines, asthma and allergies.

05/01/2012

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New Experimental Drug To Prevent Male Pattern Baldness

Going bald is on the mind of a lot of men. A protein in the scalp called PGD2 (prostaglandin D2) may be part of the problem.

03/22/2012

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Researchers Develop Alternative To Shot For Grass Allergies

For people with severe allergies, shots are the best way to handle the seasonal misery of sneezing, itchy eyes and runny nose. But who wants to get stuck with a needle, every week for 20 weeks with higher and higher doses of the allergy-causing substance?

03/13/2012

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Allergy Season Gets Early Start

If your nose is running and you think you have a cold, you may actually have something else.

02/24/2012

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Doctors Seeing More Adults Developing Allergies

We’ve all heard about kids developing allergies – but adults? Doctors are seeing it more and more: adults who were never allergic to anything suddenly developing them.

02/22/2012

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Holiday Season Can Make Life Miserable For Allergy Sufferers

‘Tis the season for allergies. The holidays are chock full of things that can make life miserable for allergy sufferers.

12/14/2011

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Experts Offer Advice On Watching Out For Halloween Candy Allergies

Who can resist Halloween candy? If you have food allergies, it may be in your best interest. Most candy treats contain at least one of the top three allergy triggers for kids.

10/13/2011

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Flu Shot Recommended For Allergy, Asthma Sufferers

It’s flu shot season and people with allergies need to pay attention. For instance, if you have asthma and allergies, you will definitely need a flu shot.

09/22/2011

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