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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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Warm Winter Temps Nothing To Sneeze At

If you are sniffling and sneezing more this winter season than last year, it is not your imagination.

02/01/2012

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Goldenrod Has Value

If you don’t want goldenrod exactly where you find it, instead of removing it like a weed, just move it instead.

09/28/2011

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New Report Released By Columbia University Links Children With Asthma To Cockroach Exposure

A study conducted by Columbia University researchers reveals neighborhoods where children have a high rate of asthma are twice as likely to have antibodies combating cockroach protein in their blood, meaning they were exposed to the bug and probably allergic.

06/18/2011

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Health: Cell Phones & Kissing Growing Allergic Reaction Culprits

Experts at the annual meeting of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology are calling attention to some allergies that are happening more and more.

11/15/2010

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Spare the Goldenrod

Don’t blame goldenrod for your allergies, it’s the ragweed.

10/05/2010

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by KYW’s Bob Bicknell If you’re on a special diet, it can be hard to find the foods you love or the foods you should be eating. Zeer.com can help.

09/07/2010

Local Allergist Helps Patients Help Themselves

  A local allergist is trying to help patients get and stay healthy while avoiding the high cost of care. 

07/28/2010

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