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HealthDay News: Allergies

Sniffing Out the Best Allergy Treatment

TUESDAY, Nov. 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Seasonal allergies make life miserable for millions of Americans.

Brush Up on Fall Allergies Before Tackling the Leaves

SUNDAY, Nov. 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Fall yardwork can stir up allergies, but there are ways to reduce the risk of flare-ups, an ear, nose and throat specialist says.

Many Food Allergies May Develop in Adulthood

FRIDAY, Oct. 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Is the roof of your mouth itchy after a peanut butter sandwich? Does your skin break out in hives after you've cracked your way through a lobster dinner?

Newer Eczema Treatments Offer Relief

FRIDAY, Oct. 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Children and adults with eczema shouldn't suffer in silence because new, improved treatments can do more to help ease the uncomfortable, itchy rash associated with the skin condition.

Can Man's Best Friend Chase Away Eczema, Asthma?

FRIDAY, Oct. 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Parents of children struggling with eczema or asthma might think that having a dog would only make it harder to control their child's condition.

Kids' Food Allergies, Especially to Peanuts, Are on the Rise

FRIDAY, Oct. 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The number of U.S. children allergic to peanuts has increased by 21 percent since 2010, with nearly 2.5 percent of youngsters now having this type of allergy, a new study has found.

Plan an Allergy-Safe Halloween for Your Child

SATURDAY, Oct. 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Halloween's frights extend beyond goblins and ghouls if you're a child with food allergies or asthma.

Allergy Relief Do's and Don'ts

THURSDAY, Oct. 5, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- As the seasons change, more and more people are sneezing because of allergies. And the numbers are rising, with those in urban areas particularly affected, according to the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.

Asthma Drug Tied to Nightmares, Depression

THURSDAY, Sept. 21, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The asthma medication Singulair (montelukast) appears linked to neuropsychiatric side effects, such as depression, aggression, nightmares and headaches, according to a new review by Dutch researchers.

Could Pests, Dust Lower Kids' Odds for Asthma?

THURSDAY, Sept. 21, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Early exposure to pest and pet allergens -- cockroaches and mice droppings included -- may actually guard children against asthma, a new study of inner-city kids suggests.

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