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Exposure to Pet and Pest Allergens During Infancy Linked to Reduced Asthma Risk

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Source: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases - From the National Institutes of Health

Many Moisturizers Aren’t What They Claim to Be

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'Fragrance-free' and 'hypoallergenic' labeling is often misleading, study finds

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How to Fight Fall Allergies

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Take medication before symptoms flare, reduce mold exposure and avoid pollen, allergy expert says

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Scientists Gain Insight into Allergies

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Screening for certain immune cells might help doctors assess reactions to treatment, researchers say

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Shortage of Bee, Wasp Venom Stings Those with Allergies

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Facing expected season-long shortage, doctors urge patients to carry EpiPens just in case

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Could a Sweet Tooth in Pregnancy Spur Allergies in Kids?

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As maternal sugar intake rose, so did allergies and asthma in kids by age 7, study found

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Arm Yourself Against Insect Sting Allergies

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Steps to take the bite out of dangerous bugs

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Health Tip: Recognizing Summer Allergy Symptoms

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A few of the lesser-known warning signs
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A Sufferer’s Guide to Easin’ Sneezin’ Season

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Over-the-counter relief is an option, but a prescription may be needed for severe allergies

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Climate Change May Up Asthma Irritant, Study Says

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Researchers warn about possible increase of Alternaria alternata fungus

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