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2 years 1 month ago

Guidelines change for allergy service dogs

New guidelines are in place for service dogs, and it gives the animals more access to businesses. Those with Angel Service Dogs say the new guidelines now include the phrase "alerting individuals to the presence of allergens." The founder of Angel Service Dogs says they train their dogs to detect...

3 years 5 months ago

Baby's due date may foreshadow allergies

Babies born in November or December face a higher risk for food allergies. Experts say that could be because their first three months of development took place in the spring -- when pollen levels are at an annual high. Researchers in Finland studied 6,000 children, and found those whose first...

3 years 6 months ago

Flu vaccines safe for those with egg allergies

Flu vaccines are grown in chicken eggs--problematic for people allergic to eggs. But this flu season, people with egg allergies shouldn't be worried about getting the seasonal influenza vaccine, which includes protection against H1N1, experts say. A new study found that the vaccines are safe for people with egg...

3 years 10 months ago

Allergies leading to serious complications

The long, nasty allergy season has launched a new concern. Doctors are worried that allergy sufferers are now at risk for serious infections, including pneumonia. Doctors are seeing ear infections, bronchitis and other serious complications from allergies, but their greatest fear is pneumonia. "That's what you absolutely don't want...

3 years 11 months ago

Some of the myths about allergies

Windy Spring weather is whipping up allergies in many of us, and it could be triggering asthma problems in some people, too. But, some things that you think you know about allergies simply aren't true, such as the one about short-haired pets. Dr. James Haden, an allergist, says...

3 years 11 months ago

Some myths about allergies

Windy Spring weather is whipping up allergies in many of us, and it could be triggering asthma problems in some people, too. But, some things that you think you know about allergies simply aren't true, such as the one about short-haired pets. Dr. James Haden, an allergist, says...

4 years 2 weeks ago

Allergy season is here

It's that time of year, allergy season; maybe you're dealing with watery eyes and a runny nose. The tree pollen count is especially high right now and doctors say they are seeing more patients, "Patients are calling with sneezing, itching, nasal congestion and itchy eyes. They're miserable," says asthma and...

4 years 3 weeks ago

Allergies are bad during Springtime

Have you seen your friends and neighbors walking around with red eyes and sniffling noses? It's that time of year again, allergy season. Allergists say that allergies are pretty much year-round, but it seems to get worse in the Springtime. Low nighttime temperatures, along with high pollen counts can...

4 years 3 weeks ago

Allergies bad during Springtime

Have you seen your friends and neighbors walking around with red eyes and sniffling noses? It's that time of year again, allergy season. Allergists say that allergies are pretty much year-round, but it seems to get worse in the Springtime. Low nighttime temperatures, along with high pollen counts can...

4 years 3 months ago

Common indoor allergies this time of year

Cigarette smoke, pet dander and tons of dust are just some of the causes of indoor allergies so common this time of year. Doctors from Weill Cornell Medical Center say all of those things plus household cleaners and gas fumes can also trigger allergy and asthma symptoms. They recommend...

4 years 5 months ago

Botox possibly used to relieve allergies

Botox may do more than smooth wrinkles, it may also help relieve runny and congested noses due to allergies. This relief doesn't have to come with a shot, researchers in Germany soaked small sponges with botox and stuck them up the noses of patients with allergic rhinitis for half an...

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