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Allergy Season Arrives Right On Schedule

If you have noticed your eyes watering, and you are sneezing more than usual — you are not alone. Hennepin County Medical Center Allergy Specialist Dr. John Sweet says allergy season is right on time.

08/11/2015

Antihistamines & Decongestants

New Allergy Tablets May Be Pain-Free Alternative To Shots

Forty percent of us suffer from some kind of seasonal allergies. But the best relief – allergy shots injected monthly or even weekly – can be painful. But Tuesday, the Food and Drug Administration will consider approving an allergy tablet that gives the same kind of help, but without the pain. After years of suffering, Kris Phillips needs a weekly trip to the doctor to get relief. “My allergies are under control,” Phillips said. “I can sleep through the night and not get up 10 different times because I can’t breathe.”

01/27/2014