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  1. 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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  2. Under-the-Tongue Hay Fever Pills: Little Benefit?

    By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, June 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Under-the-tongue pills for hay fever sufferers provide little symptom relief and often come with bothersome side effects, new research finds. Under-the-tongue, or sublingual, therapy is widely used in Europe as an alter

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  3. Probiotics May Ease Hay Fever Symptoms

    May 7, 2015 -- The so-called “friendly bacteria” known as probiotics may help take some of the misery out of hay fever, or seasonal allergies, according to a new review of studies. But the doctors who did the review say more research is needed before they’d be able to recommend probiotics as a treat

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  4. Do Harsh Winters Mean Worse Allergies?

    April 9, 2015 -- Spring is finally here, and with it comes tree pollen. For people with allergies, that could spell misery. But despite the harsh winter in some parts of the country, the sniffly, sneezy grief may not be any worse than usual. “I would say it will be an average allergy season, based o

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  5. Babies Who Eat Peanuts Early May Avoid Allergy

    Feb. 23, 2015 -- Life-threatening peanut allergies have mysteriously been on the rise in the past decade, with little hope for a cure. But a groundbreaking new study may offer a way to stem that rise, while another may offer some hope for those who are already allergic. Parents have been told for ye

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  6. Dishwasher Linked To Child's Allergy, Asthma Risk

    By Tara Haelle HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Feb. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Hand washing dishes instead of using a machine to wash dishes may reduce children's risk of developing allergic conditions, such as asthma or eczema, according to a new study. These findings are the latest to lend support to

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  7. Allergy Risk From Milk in Some Dark Chocolate: FDA

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Feb. 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Some boxes of scrumptious dark chocolate given to sweethearts on Valentine's Day might contain milk -- a hidden danger for those allergic to dairy products. A new study conducted by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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  8. Parents: Allergy Tests & Food Diets Explained

    Angela Moore’s pediatrician was on the phone, relaying some frightening news about her 8-year-old son. Dennis’ blood test results showed he was allergic to corn, wheat, watermelon, and all tree nuts. More on Kids and Food Allergies Food Allergy Testing: What Parents Should Know “I was totally freake

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  9. Many Misuse Devices for Asthma, Allergic Reaction

    By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Dec. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Few people know how to properly use the medical devices that contain lifesaving medications for severe allergic reactions and asthma attacks, a new study shows. Just 16 percent knew the correct way to use an epinephrine

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  10. Quick Epinephrine Use Urged for Allergic Reaction

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Dec. 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People having a severe allergic reaction need immediate treatment with the medication epinephrine, newly released guidelines say. But, not all medical personnel are aware of the importance of epinephrine, according to the

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