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    1. Does Your Child Have a Cold, or Is It Allergies?

      Your son is back from overnight camp with a bad cough. You assume it’s a cold, because he’s got a fever and says he caught it a few days before he came home. So you do all you can to help him fight it off. A few days later, his fever is gone and he’s back in action. But he’s still coughing, and it g

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    2. Foods That May Trigger Pollen Allergies

      Have you ever taken a bite from an apple and felt your mouth get itchy? Did a tasty banana cause your tongue to swell? If so, chances are you have oral allergy syndrome, or pollen-food allergy syndrome as it’s also known. It happens because your immune system can’t tell the difference between protei

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    3. Is It a Cold or the Flu?

      It's no surprise so many people get colds and the flu mixed up. They're both contagious illnesses that affect your lungs and airways, and they have many of the same symptoms. But unlike a cold, the flu can cause serious and even life-threatening problems. That's why it's important to be able to tell

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    4. Do You Have a Cold or Allergies?

      Do you know how to tell the difference between a cold and allergies? Are you sure? It's easy to get them confused. Just ask Paul Ehrlich, MD, a professor of pediatrics at New York University. He'd been an allergist for years when he came down with what he thought was a cold. "I'd had a watery, runny

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    5. Adult-Onset Allergies

      Let’s be clear: Allergies aren’t kids’ stuff. Well, they’re not just kids’ stuff. That scratchy throat you thought was just a cold? The runny nose you figured was the flu? That run-down feeling you just can’t shake? Sure, you may be paying into Social Security or have a kid in college. You might eve

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    6. Think You're Allergic to Penicillin? Maybe Not

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Nov. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many people who've been told they're allergic to penicillin may be able to safely take the drug, a small study suggests. Most people who believe they are allergic to penicillin have been told so by a doctor after having a

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    7. Don't Assume Siblings Will Have Food Allergies

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Nov. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Only about one in 10 siblings of children with food allergies also has such allergies, a new study finds. "Too often, it's assumed that if one child in a family has a food allergy, the other kids need to be tested for foo

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    8. Drugs, Surgery May be Equal for Chronic Sinusitis

      By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Oct. 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- If you struggle with chronic sinus infections and think surgery is the only way to end your misery, new research suggests that's not always the case. Sticking with treatments that can include nasal sprays, antibiotics

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    9. Relieve Allergies the Natural Way

      Itchy eyes? Sore throat? Runny nose? Welcome to allergy season. Over-the-counter medicines will ease your symptoms, but some natural remedies may work, too. Here are a few to consider trying. You can take these in the form of a capsule, drops, or tea. You may already have one proven allergy fighter

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    10. 5 Ways to Beat Spring Allergies

      Scott M. Schreiber, a Delaware chiropractor, knows what it’s like to deal with springtime allergies. His eyes get swollen and itchy. His nose runs and his throat feels sore. “On high pollen days, I can only be outside for a short period of time, which is upsetting when my kids want to play,” Schreib

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