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Experts: Food Allergies Are Skyrocketing

An explosion of food allergies is unique to America and Europe and no one seems to know why.

07/24/2014

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Electronic Devices Can Cause Nickel Allergies To Flare Up

We use our electronic devices for all sorts of things – from talking and looking up information to playing games. But the frequent use of such gadgets is actually making some people sick.

07/16/2014

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Got a Rash? iPad, Other Devices Might Be the Cause

Unexplained rash? Check your iPad. It turns out the popular tablet computer may contain nickel, one of the most common allergy-inducing metals.

07/14/2014

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And The Worst U.S. Cities For Allergy Sufferers Are…

Believe it or not, the D.C./Baltimore area did not make the top 10, or even the top 50, in a list of cities that are the worst for allergy sufferers.

05/14/2014

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How To Keep Your Allergies In Check This Spring

Spring is here, the weather is warm and the air is freely blowing all those nasty allergens all over the place. Take a few steps to help protect yourself this allergy season.

04/27/2014

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Food Servers More Vulnerable To Legal Threats

People with severe food allergies have a new tool in their attempt to find menus that fit their diet: federal disabilities law. And that could leave schools, restaurants and anyplace else that serves food more vulnerable to legal challenges over food sensitivities.

01/18/2013

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