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Why Climate Change Is Bad News for People With Seasonal Allergies

Mother Nature’s calendar is being disrupted by climate change, and that’s wreaking havoc for the 25 million Americans people with hay fever.

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'Open Sesame?' What You Need to Know About This Common Allergy

Being allergic to sesame may be more common than we thought—and you might not even be aware when you’re consuming it thanks to food labeling laws.

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Is Your Chronic Hives a Mystery?

While some people with chronic hives will never know why they're affected, seeing an allergist is the best way to find a treatment.

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Allergy-Friendly Holiday Cookie Recipes

With food allergies on the rise, these allergy-friendly alternatives to classic cookie recipes will be a hit at your next holiday party.

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Xolair Update: Six months later

Survey says — Xolair appears to be working its magic six months later.

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5 Tips for Staying on Top of Asthma

Here are five of my favorite tips for dealing with asthma so that you’ll have a healthier year ahead.

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Anxiety More Prevalent in Children With Food Allergies

New research shows children with food allergies experienced anxiety and loneliness as a result of their allergies.

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What You Need to Know: Lyme Disease

Helpful information on symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease.