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Test For Nickel Allergy Before Hip Surgery

Nickel is a metal that is commonly part of the hardware utilized for hip replacement surgery. An allergic reaction to the metal can cause unnecessary complications.

05/22/2013

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2013 Hay Fever Season Proves Nothing (Actually, Plenty!) To Sneeze At

The spring allergy season, which had been forecast to be a bad one, is living up to its billing.

05/06/2013

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Parents Seeing More Food, Skin Allergies In Children

“We don’t really have the answer,” said Dr. Lara Akinbami of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the senior author of the new report released Thursday.

05/06/2013

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Sunblocks May Cause Allergic Reaction

Using sunblock is critical but be careful about the lotion you choose. Some may cause allergic reactions – and it may not be the lotion itself.

04/26/2013

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Study: Adding Certain Foods To Your Diet May Help Fight Allergies

A study says certain foods high in antioxidants, omega-3 fatty acids and other nutrients can help those who suffer from seasonal allergies.

04/17/2013

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Health: Attack Your Allergies

Our unusually warm, sunny weather has trees and shrubs blooming big time. Beauty brings misery to millions.

04/10/2013

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Wind-Swept Pollen Causing Early Allergies

Blame tall trees for early Spring allergies.

04/10/2013

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Philadelphia Jumps To 25th Worst City For Allergy Sufferers

Philadelphia is now 25 out of the top 100 worst cities for allergy suffers — that’s up five places from last year.

04/03/2013

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Thus Far, Pollen Levels Not As Bad As Last Year

Dr. Maria Lania, director of Allergy and Immunology at Cooper University Hospital, says allergy season is underway and there’s already a lot of sneezing and itchy eyes.

03/24/2013

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Peanut Allergy Progression

Over two million people in the United States suffer from peanut allergy and far too many deaths are attributed to food allergies each year. Many people ask if there is any cure on the horizon.

01/07/2013

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Whole Foods Recalls Mislabeled Soup

The company is recalling its Whole Foods Market Kitchens Roasted Garlic & Eggplant Soup, which is actually Lobster Bisque, in six states.

10/03/2012

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Teens Take Risks With Food Allergies

Teens are more likely to take risks when it comes to food allergies. Behavior such as not reading food labels or knowingly eating foods labeled “may contain allergens” is quite common.

09/06/2012

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Brothers’ Business Idea Takes Reading In The Bathroom To A Whole New Level

Twenty-two-year-old Jordan Silverman and his 18-year-old brother Bryan have a novel business plan: They want to print advertisements on toilet paper.

08/20/2012

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Bring On The Baseball, Hold The Peanuts

The Minnesota Twins are at the halfway point of a 10-game effort to separate baseball and peanuts for fans with nut allergies.

07/30/2012

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You Don’t Want Poison Ivy

Native to our area, poison ivy thrives in our yards, and birds spread it by eating its berries and depositing the seeds all around. But most people are allergic to it, which is why hiring the ‘I don’t want poison ivy’ guy might be the way to go.

06/19/2012

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