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Pollen, Pets

Visiting and Asthma: When Relatives Own a Cat

Q: It took a long time to get our 10-year-old daughter’s asthma under control with medication. One of her triggers is cat dander, and over the holidays we’re visiting the in-laws who have a cat. Is it safe to stay with them? (My mother-in-law promises to board the cat, and vacuum like crazy.) Or would […]

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FDA Panel Rejects OTC Status for Singulair Allergy Drug

An FDA panel has voted against approving Singular for over-the-counter sale, citing a variety of concerns

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Allergic Living’s Tree Pollen Allergy Field Guide

Forty million Americans suffer with tree pollen allergies in spring. Do you know which trees are causing you grief? Allergic Living brings you this exclusive region-by-region field guide to the trees of allergies. Once you’ve found the enemy, find out what to do here. Spring is in the air. Which means across America, virile male […]

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Top Tips for Managing Tree Allergies

Millions of Americans suffer from spring allergies. If you’re one of them, take heart; there are steps you can take to minimize your symptoms. • Keep windows and doors shut, or that lovely spring breeze will carry allergens inside. Once it’s warm indoors, use an air conditioner. • After being outside, change your clothes – […]

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Novel Dissolving Pills to Treat Grass Allergy Approved

The FDA has approved two exciting new treatments for grass allergy sufferers.

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New Device Sits in Nose to Block Hay Fever

Researchers from Denmark have developed a device that can help “block” hay fever symptoms.

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Pivotal Findings Boost New Liquid Ragweed Treatment

A new treatment for ragweed allergy saw symptoms and medication use reduced by 43 percent

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Canada Approves Second Sublingual Allergy Tablet

Canada has approved its second under-the-tongue tablet for treating grass allergy.

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Living in the South May Increase Hay Fever Risk

Research from the 2013 meeting of the ACAAI suggests living in the South can increase a child’s risk of hay fever.

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Oral Allergy Syndrome – When Raw Fruit is Forbidden

A life with OAS means only cooked or baked fruit. Crisp, raw fruit, how I miss you.

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