Allergies

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Spit-Cleaning Pacifiers Could Help Ward Off Allergies

Conventional wisdom has been to clean a baby’s pacifier using soap and water. But new research shows another method — that’s somewhat unconventional — could have unexpected benefits.

05/06/2013

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Allergy Season May Be Worse Than Usual

If things ever start to bloom around here, the downside will be that our allergies start to kick up. According to allergist Dr. Julia Montejo of Fairview Clinics, there’s good news and there’s bad news this season.

04/10/2013

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New Findings In Children’s Egg Allergies

New research shows many kids will outgrow their allergy to a common food — eggs. More than half of all kids who are allergic to eggs will outgrow the problem by age 7.

11/09/2012

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How To Get Relief From Allergies

Autumn officially kicked off on Saturday morning, and while many count fall as their favorite season, it’s the time when people’s allergies fire up the most. Especially this year.

09/26/2012

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Salt Cave Offers Relief From Allergies

Allergy season is in full swing. If you want to avoid standard medications, or just want to try something different, there’s a new treatment in Minneapolis that is offering relief from suffering allergies and other ailments. It’s called the Salt Cave.

09/12/2012

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Allergy Sufferers Deal With Tough Season

Neal Cronin has suffered many years with allergies, and said this year is particularly bad.

08/27/2012

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Expect A Longer Ragweed Season

If you have hay fever, it’s not what you want to hear: the ragweed season’s already started and it’s likely to last longer.

08/16/2012

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Good Question: Are Allergies Worse In Minnesota Than Other States?

When August comes around, Cortez Jones says his allergies get him “discombobulated.” Watery eyes, runny nose. It’s part of almost every Minnesota August. The ragweed is in full bloom, pollen is flying through the air. “My allergies are worse than 5 other states I’ve been in,” wrote Kat Melgaard.

08/13/2012

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Early Warm Weather Means Early Allergies

From the sounds for sniffles and sneezes, you can hear: Spring is in the air! Along with our earlier-than-normal spring, allergy symptoms are appearing earlier, too.

03/19/2012

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Hard Freeze To Bring Allergy Relief … Or Will It?

The first hard freeze of the season will occur Tuesday night in the Metro thereby killing off the last of the seasonal vegetation, an event to induce exclamations of relief from allergy sufferers.

11/15/2011

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Does Cooler Weather Mean Relief From Allergies?

While it seems like this has been a terrible year for allergies, a local allergy specialist said it’s just par for the course.

09/15/2011

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Spring Allergy Season In Full Swing

The spring allergy season is in full swing and doctors are saying allergy clinics are staying busy.

05/13/2011

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The Perfect Storm Of Spring Allergies

This spring could be one of the toughest allergy seasons in Minnesota. Since the weather has warmed and the snow has melted, doctors in the Twin Cities are seeing a surge in patients

04/12/2011

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Child Food Allergies On The Rise

Children with Vitamin D deficiencies are two and a half times more likely to be allergic to peanuts, according to a new study from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York.

03/07/2011

8/8/10 Healthy Matters with HCMC

As we approach Hayfever season, it’s time to talk allergies on Healthy Matters with Hennepin County Medical Center.

08/09/2010

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