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Undeclared Soy in Some Salads, Wraps at Whole Foods Markets

Certain salads, wraps and salad bar trays sold at two Whole Foods Markets 365 in Texas and at Whole Foods Markets in Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas have been recalled because they contain undeclared soy, which could put people who are allergic to soy at risk for serious or life-threatening allergic reactions. Latest Allergies News Mayonnaise […]

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How to stop a nosebleed

How to stop a nosebleed

Nosebleeds are a common problem, but they often subside quickly with at-home treatment. In this article, learn how to stop a nosebleed at home. We also cover stopping nosebleeds in children and when to see a doctor.

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Benadryl (diphenhydramine)

Benadryl (diphenhydramine)

Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is a brand-name, over-the-counter product that’s typically used to relieve symptoms of hay fever (seasonal allergies), other allergies, and the common cold. It’s also used to relieve itchy skin due to insect bites, hives, and other causes. Learn about side effects, warnings, dosage, and more.

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Stay Safe While Spring Cleaning

Latest Allergies News FRIDAY, May 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) — While it’s a regular ritual, spring cleaning can become a dangerous chore for your health, experts warn. Some cleaning supplies — air fresheners, rug cleaners, bleach, oven cleaners and floor polish — have dangerous chemicals such as volatile organic compounds. These chemicals become vapors that […]

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Is Peanut Allergy ‘Immunotherapy’ Causing More Harm Than Good?

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Allergies News THURSDAY, April 25, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The idea behind immunotherapy for peanut allergy is appealing in its simplicity: Ask a patient to eat tiny amounts of peanut every day, and over time their immune system will become desensitized to it. Unfortunately, this cure might be doing more […]

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Nasal Airway Surgery (Septoplasty) and Turbinectomy

What happens after deviated septum surgery (septoplasty) or turbinectomy? After surgery, the patient will be taken to the recovery room where a nurse will monitor the patient. They will be able to go home the same day as the surgery once fully recovered from the anesthetic. This usually takes several hours. The patient will need […]

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Egg Allergy? Don’t Let That Stop You From Getting Vaccinated

Latest Allergies News WEDNESDAY, April 17, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Allergies to vaccines are extremely rare and even when they do occur, allergists can safely administer vaccines, Canadian experts report. Immunoglobulin E (IgE) allergies that cause hives, swelling, wheezing or anaphylaxis occur in only 1 of 760,000 vaccinations. Such a reaction typically starts within minutes […]