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    1. 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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    2. 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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    3. 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. Fact: You might picture anaphylaxis as a dramatic, “I can't breathe” problem, but it doesn’t

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    4. 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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    5. 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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    6. 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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    7. Did Your Allergy Medicine Stop Working?

      When your allergies act up, do you reach for the same prescription or over-the-counter product that's eased your symptoms in the past? What if it doesn't work the same way now? There’s a small chance your body has built up resistance to your favorite allergy medicine. It's much more likely, though,

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    8. Soothe Your Seasonal Allergies

      It happens like clockwork: As soon as you take out your jacket in the fall or pack away your heavy sweaters in the spring, your eyes start itching, your nose begins dripping, and you sneeze like you’re one of The Seven Dwarfs. These seasonal allergies, also known as hay fever, are caused by your imm

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    9. Housecleaning Tips for People With Allergies

      Your allergies can make it tricky to keep your home clean. Some simple strategies can help you overcome that. First, you need to know what your triggers are: dust, pet dander, pollen, or mold. See an allergist to find out. Next, use these five steps to keep things tidy so you can feel better. Surpri

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    10. 6 Foods That May Help Curb Your Allergies

      Seasonal sniffles, sneezes, and itches got you down? There are things you can eat that may ease your allergy symptoms. No food is a proven cure. But fruits and vegetables are good for your whole body. They're full of nutrients that can keep you healthy. They may also protect you from seasonal allerg

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