• Have you gotten your flu shot yet?

    Have you gotten your flu shot? Important information

  • A Potentially Deadly Reason to Seek Preventive Health Care - Seeing an allergist significantly lowers risk of severe anaphylaxis

    Emergency rooms are more crowded than ever, with more than 136 million people making a trip annually. Some of these trips may be preventable under the regular care of an allergist. Such care may also save lives. Researchers found 25 per cent of individuals who went to the emergency room or were hospitalized for anaphylaxis. . .

  • Egg Allergy and the Flu Vaccine

    Flu season is here and so is the need to be protected by getting vaccinated. This vaccine contains a very small amount of egg protein, so before giving it health providers ask if you are allergic to eggs. But do you really know if you are allergic to egg? Could you have egg intolerance?

  • Sugar and Spice and Everything Not So Nice

    Spice allergy affects foodies and cosmetic users alike. Imagine a world where you could never dine away from home, wear makeup, smell of sweet perfumes or eat a large percentage of food on store shelves. That is the world for 2 to 3 percent of individuals living with a spice allergy.

  • Four Things You Might Not Know About Fall Allergies

    As most allergy sufferers will tell you, allergy symptoms can always be bothersome, turning any time of year into sneezing season. A runny nose, itchy eyes and scratchy throat can arise as the days get shorter and the leaves begin to change. The fall can be especially difficult for people who are sensitive to mold and ragweed pollen.But these seasonal elements aren’t the only triggers that can make symptoms worse this time of year.

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