According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, 8 out of 10 people self-medicate during allergy season. This would be fine, if these people did adequate research about their health issues and the medicines that can cure these issues before choosing the medication. However, many allergy sufferers have little knowledge about how different […]
Studies conducted by the Center for Disease Control show that nearly 20 percent of all U.S. residents get the flu every single year, and a higher percentage of these patients are children. In addition to exceptionally high rates of contraction, nearly two dozen children die each year from generic strains of influenza. But the good […]
When it comes to common colds and flu, seasonal allergies and infections, each one of us have experienced some form of cold, cough or flu at some point in our lives. Though we are more aware and informed on preventing / dealing with these health problems, there are many myths that surround these common illnesses. […]
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During the spring, many people experience a flare in their allergy symptoms due to increased pollen counts. Plants are waking up after a long winter and putting their energy into reproducing, which is great for them but not so great for humans suffering from allergies. Luckily, there are a few tricks which when followed can […]
Pet allergies are allergic reactions, such as coughing, wheezing and sneezing, that some people have around certain animals. Pet allergies are a common problem for children and adults, and they can make life miserable for those who are susceptible to the condition.
Food allergies range in severity from mild to severe. A person can have a sensitivity or intolerance to a certain food item, without having an allergy. Although the two are often confused for one another, there is a difference. Read below for some of the most common signs of food allergies.
According to recent statistics, an estimated one in five Americans suffers from asthma or allergy symptoms. Furthermore, allergies are ranked as the fifth most common chronic illness in the country. Allergies can be caused by a number of things, including food, dust, animal hair and dander, insect skins and feces, mold, rodent droppings, pollen and […]
Geisinger Careworks Walk-In Clinic will open in the Weis Market Plaza at 604 Continental Blvd., Suite 100, Danville, PA, on November 3. If you have an immediate need to see a provider but your provider is not available, Careworks offers healthcare when you need it most. The clinic will be open every day from 10 […]
If you suffer from allergies, then you are all too familiar with the itchy, watery eyes, the tickle in the back of your throat, and the stuffy nose, but what exactly causes these uncomfortable responses?