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What Are Allergies?

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Allergies are a result of the overreaction of the immune system to substances mistaken to be harmful, but actually are not. Allergens include pollen, mold, animal dander, food, drugs and others, and reactions can range from mild to severe.

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Kathi MacNaughton, Health Pro, answered Bumps on my arms, legs, stomach, chest… Itchy bumps sounds like some type of rash. The question is, what is…


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