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    1. 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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    2. Have Food Allergies? Still Enjoy Summer Spreads

      Summer is prime time for picnics and backyard barbecues. When you have food allergies, though, you have to be careful what you put on your plate. Aunt Edna's potato salad may be a prized family recipe, but what exactly is her secret ingredient? Outdoor meals can spell trouble if you can't easily spo

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    3. How Epinephrine Injections Can Help Your Child

      If your child has a severe allergy, he could also have a sudden and often dangerous reaction called anaphylaxis. The good news is that his doctor can prescribe an easy-to-give drug called epinephrine that can delay symptoms and buy time in an emergency. The trick is to know what to do with it when y

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    4. Anaphylaxis: Where to Find Information & Support

      If your child has a serious allergy, take him to see a pediatric allergist or immunologist. Your doctor can refer you. This doctor, who specializes in treating kids with allergies, will do tests to find your child's allergy triggers, create a treatment plan for them, and teach you how to manage your

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    5. Food Allergies: Protect Your Child at Home and Away

      If your child has a food allergy, get ready for a change to your family’s eating habits. Learn what to look out for at home and away to make sure he isn’t exposed to foods that might trigger an allergic reaction. "Finding safe options that children are willing to eat can be a challenge," says Marion

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    6. Allergic Reactions at School

      Many children have allergies. Most never have a dangerous allergic reaction called anaphylaxis. Still, it's best to be prepared. To do that, you need a plan for when your child is at school. An allergist can help. He can use blood and skin tests to find your child's allergy triggers, review her trea

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    7. 6 Anaphylaxis Myths and Facts

      You could save someone's life if you know how to recognize and handle the dangerous allergic reaction called anaphylaxis. Are you ready? Check to make sure you understand the symptoms, causes, and treatment. Myth No. 1: Anaphylaxis is always obvious. Fact: You might picture it as a dramatic "I can't

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    8. Early Peanut Exposure for Some Infants Endorsed

      By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Aug. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Infants at high risk for peanut allergies should be given foods containing peanuts before they reach the age of 1 year, a new consensus statement from 10 medical groups states. The interim guidance, which runs counter

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    9. How to Dodge Your Fall Allergies

      Seasonal allergies aren't life-threatening, but they do make 50 million people in the U.S. miserable. And fall is no exception for hay fever. Dani Dumitriu can tell you all about it.  Autumn’s arrival used to be a time of relief for her. The heat and humidity would fall off -- and so would her summe

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    10. Nasal Allergies and Mold

      Do your nasal allergies linger well after the first frost? If so, you may have a mold allergy. Mold is found everywhere -- outdoors on leaves and rotting wood, and indoors in damp basements and bathrooms. So mold allergies and allergy symptoms can happen year-round. The symptoms are similar to those

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