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2 years 5 months ago

Guidelines change for allergy service dogs

New guidelines are in place for service dogs, and it gives the animals more access to businesses. Those with Angel Service Dogs say the new guidelines now include the phrase "alerting individuals to the presence of allergens." The founder of Angel Service Dogs says they train their dogs to detect...

3 years 10 months ago

Flu vaccines safe for those with egg allergies

Flu vaccines are grown in chicken eggs--problematic for people allergic to eggs. But this flu season, people with egg allergies shouldn't be worried about getting the seasonal influenza vaccine, which includes protection against H1N1, experts say. A new study found that the vaccines are safe for people with egg...

4 years 3 months ago

FDA investigates recall of children's medicine

The Food and Drug Administration says it is investigating after a health-care company recalled more than 40 over-the-counter infant's and children's liquid medication s. McNeil Consumer Healthcare issued the voluntary recall late Friday in the United States and 11 other countries after consulting with the FDA. The recall involves children's...

4 years 3 months ago

FDA investigating recall of children's medicine

The Food and Drug Administration says it is investigating after a health-care company recalled more than 40 over-the-counter infant's and children's liquid medications. McNeil Consumer Healthcare issued the voluntary recall late Friday in the United States and 11 other countries after consulting with the FDA. The recall involves children's versions...

4 years 3 months ago

Wind tortures allergy sufferers

Gusty winds across Southern Colorado coupled with allergans already in the are leaving many people with itchy, red eyes and runny noses. According to the Williams Storms Allergy Clinic tree pollen is at the very high stage, while grass pollen is rated as high. The wind makes it worse...

4 years 5 months ago

A method that may help cure kids allergies

Kids may be able to overcome their milk and egg allergies, by consuming the very things that make them sick! The technique is called oral immunotherapy, and it involves giving patients small but increasingly higher doses of the food they're allergic to until the immune system learns to tolerate it....

4 years 5 months ago

Method that may help cure kids allergies

Kids may be able to overcome their milk and egg allergies , by consuming the very things that make them sick! The technique is called oral immunotherapy, and it involves giving patients small but increasingly higher doses of the food they're allergic to until the immune system learns to tolerate...

4 years 6 months ago

Study: Smokers hurting children with asthma

Children with asthma can't breathe well when they're exposed to secondhand smoke, disrupting their sleep. Researchers at Cincinnati Children's Hospital examined 200 asthmatic children who lived with smokers. Secondhand smoke was associated with difficulty falling asleep, trouble breathing during sleep and increased daytime sleepiness. According to the medical...

4 years 7 months ago

Tainted Tylenol recall expanded

Johnson & Johnson is again expanding a recall of Tylenol caplets due to a moldy smell that made some users sick. The company says the problem also affects some lots of its fever and pain drug Motrin. The company's McNeil Consumer Healthcare Products business said the voluntarily recall applies to...

4 years 10 months ago

Botox possibly used to relieve allergies

Botox may do more than smooth wrinkles, it may also help relieve runny and congested noses due to allergies. This relief doesn't have to come with a shot, researchers in Germany soaked small sponges with botox and stuck them up the noses of patients with allergic rhinitis for half an...

4 years 11 months ago

Swine flu tough on asthma patients

Since it first emerged in April, the global swine flu epidemic has sickened more than 1 million Americans and killed 500. It's also spread around the world, infecting tens of thousands and killing 2,000. This summer, the virus has been surprisingly tenacious in the U.S., refusing to fade away...

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