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Lone Star Tick Can Cause Beef Allergy

It was just a small tick on her foot – just part of working in the woods, September Norman thought. However, that tick bite left her completely unable to eat red meat.

08/25/2014

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NCIS Star Pauley Perrette Issues Hair Dye Health Warning After Severe Allergic Reaction

NCIS actress Pauley Perrette is warning fans about the dangers of hair dye after suffering a severe allergic reaction to her trademark ink-black color.

07/22/2014

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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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FDA Considering Tablet Approach To Allergies

The FDA is considering a new treatment for allergies that comes in the form of a tablet.

12/30/2013

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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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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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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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Pa. Boy Being Home Schooled Due To Axe Body Spray Allergy

An eastern Pennsylvania teenager whose allergic reaction to body spray prompted officials at his high school to ask students to stop using the fragrance is now being taught at home.

03/21/2013

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Consumer Reports’ Tips To Save Money On Medicine

Many Americans grappling with the high cost of medicine may be putting themselves in harm’s way, according to the Consumer Reports National Research Center.

09/18/2012

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People Allergic To Bees Warned To Be On Guard After Hot, Dry Summer

Summer is winding down and we’re headed into fall. But did you know this time of year is when bees are most active and aggressive? And that can be bad news for people who are allergic.

09/06/2012

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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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Everyone’s Sick- What’s Going On?

KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to Family Physician Dr Kevin Wong about what’s making everyone sick.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/14/2011

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