Tag Archives: Allergies

Coronavirus vs Flu vs Allergies: Which One is It?

Coronavirus vs Flu vs Allergies: Which One is It?

The New York Times has made a free e-book with answers your coronavirus questions. It features more than two dozen chapters on how you can reduce your risk, what you can do to protect others, what scientists have learned, what to do if you’re worried about the stock market and …

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Shifting Temps May Prime You for Spring Allergies

More People Need Training in Lifesaving Epinephrine Use, Advocates Say

By Brenda Goodman, MAWebMD Health News Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario, MD March 5, 2013 — Spring allergy season is again off to an early start in many parts of the country, and doctors say there are some signs it may be even more miserable than usual this year. Last year …

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Obesity May Raise Girls’ Risk of Asthma, Allergies

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By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, March 6, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Obese girls may face a significantly higher risk for developing allergies, a new study suggests. But the researchers found the opposite was true for obese boys: They may actually face a slightly diminished risk for asthma, food allergies and …

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Food Allergies Have Nearly Doubled Among Black Children

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MONDAY, March 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Over the past two decades, reports of food allergies have nearly doubled among black children, a new study reveals. Although childhood food allergies are on the rise overall, the spike in these allergies among black children is alarming, according to researchers from Johns …

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Coronavirus symptoms compared with flu, common cold, and allergies

Coronavirus symptoms compared with flu, common cold, and allergies

The flu, the common cold, allergies, and COVID-19 — the disease associated with the new coronavirus — have similar symptoms. Overlapping symptoms include a sore throat, fatigue, and a dry cough. That can make it challenging for doctors to diagnose COVID-19. People with COVID-19 don’t typically have runny noses or …

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Kids’ Peanut Allergies Might Be Tamed: Study

More People Need Training in Lifesaving Epinephrine Use, Advocates Say

By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter SATURDAY, Feb. 27 (HealthDay News) — Help may be on the way for children with serious peanut allergies, with two new studies suggesting that slowly increasing consumption might build kids’ tolerance over time. Both studies were small, and designed to build upon each other. They focused …

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Relieve Ragweed Allergies Without Shots

More People Need Training in Lifesaving Epinephrine Use, Advocates Say

Tablets Help Relieve Symptoms Such as Runny Nose, Congestion, Watery Eyes By Charlene LainoWebMD Health News Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD March 5, 2012 (Orlando, Fla.) — For many allergy sufferers, getting shots is a pesky, even painful part of ragweed season. Now, researchers report success testing an under-the-tongue tablet …

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Get Ready for Summer Camp — and Allergies

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SUNDAY, Feb. 24, 2019 (HealthDay News) — It may still be winter, but it’s never too early to plan for your kids’ summer camp. And now’s the time to think about preparing them to handle allergies and allergic reactions, according to experts at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and …

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Why Do Some Kids With Eczema Develop Food Allergies?

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WEDNESDAY, Feb. 27, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Researchers have added to a growing body of evidence that skin plays a major role in food allergies. Their study of 62 children with eczema found that those with food allergies had skin irregularities not present on others. Those irregularities included a lack …

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New Guidelines for People With Nasal Allergies

More People Need Training in Lifesaving Epinephrine Use, Advocates Say

By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Feb. 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) — For the one in six Americans bothered by nasal allergies, new guidelines have been issued to help doctors diagnose and treat their sniffles and sneezes. The recommendations from the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation spell out …

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