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Managing Seasonal Allergies

Autumn is not so nice to those who have allergies to pollens, molds, dust mites and pets.

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Be Prepared for Flu Season

Flu season is rapidly approaching. Will you be prepared? The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization has updated information for flu season 2014-15. As stated in previous years, the single most important step you can take ...

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Quiz: Are Your Chronic Hives Under Control?

Chronic hives can be successfully managed 90% of the time. This urticaria control test may help you decide it's time for a change.

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How Asthma Affects Women

Women with asthma may experience more severe symptoms than men after a certain age. Here’s what you should know.

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Getting Through Ragweed Season

Ragweed season usually begins in mid-August and lasts through October. Here are ways to reduce your suffering.

Vaccine Schedule for Adults

Vaccine Schedule for Adults

Data shows the number of adults getting vaccinated is disturbingly low. Which vaccines you should be getting as a grown-up!

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Bronchial Thermoplasty

Learn about this treatment option for people who suffer from severe asthma.

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Why You Need Follow-Up Visits

To maintain asthma control, it’s important to see your doctor on a regular basis. It’s the best way to stay one step ahead of your condition.

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Sneezing is Important

Sneezing is a universal reflex which has many different styles and intensities. Sneezing is a universal reflex which has many different styles and intensities - See more at: http://drupaladmin.healthcentral.com/cold-flu#sthash.yr68Kt8l.dpuf

Childhood Allergy: What Can a Parent Do?

Childhood Allergy: What Can a Parent Do?

Children with allergies can have a tough time coping with being outside, but there are some things parents can do to help.