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Allergy 2.0
People with allergies know that staying informed about pollen levels can help them avoid unwanted symptoms. New social media technologies are making it easier to stay informed.
High Pollen Count Linked to ER visits
If your asthma or your allergies are making you extra miserable on days with high pollen counts, you have company. These are also top days for emergency room visits.
Pollen Counts Soaring in Europe
Allergy sufferers in America should dry their tears as they are not alone. Pollen counts are rising in Europe and in America there has been an early start to the allergy season.
Allergies or a Cold?
Is your child's sneezing part of a cold or just seasonal allergies? Researchers have a few tips on how to distinguish a child's cold or allergy symptoms.
FDA Approves New Hay Fever Nasal Spray
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new nasal spray to treat hay fever. The new spray is eco-friendly and could be an alternative to currently available hay fever treatments.
Vitamin D May Help Hay Fever Sufferers
Hay fever is a common symptom for allergy sufferers that may require steroid treatments. Adding Vitamin D may improve steroidal hay fever treatment.
Don't Sneeze at this Ragweed Allergy Treatment
Fall means leaves changing colors, cooler weather and ragweed allergies. For allergy sufferers, a long-term treatment is being developed to ease ragweed allergy symptoms.
Grass Pollen Allergy Relief is Around the Corner
A grass pollen allergy can wreak havoc during the summer season. A new treatment may soon provide long-term relief for many allergy sufferers.
Warm Winter Means Allergy Season is Here
This warm winter weather is something to sneeze at. Because of the warm weather, many trees are pollinating early meaning the start of allergy season has come sooner than expected.
Tough Toughing Out Allergy Season
With ragweed season having already arrived in most parts of the country, many decide not to treat their allergies or assume they just have a cold or sinus infection.