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The future of allergy treatments: No more shots

Many have had to endure repeated allergy shots, particularly for hay fever. But those injections could be replaced by a simple pill or a drop placed under the tongue.

Monday - 12/23/2013, 06:45am EST

Tags: Paula Wolfson, Hemant Sharma, children

Maryland and D.C. among worst for food allergies

Food allergies in children have risen 50 percent since the late 1990s, with Maryland and D.C. having some of the highest rates in the country. And no one knows why.

Tuesday - 12/03/2013, 09:57am EST

Tags: Food allergies, allergy, CNS

Allergies don't decrease with age

The sneezing, the runny nose, the hives - aren't I too old for this?

Sunday - 05/12/2013, 06:59am EDT

Tags: Randi Martin, Dr. Martha White, Institute for Asthma and Allergy, pollen

Lack of tree sex causes worse allergy symptoms

If your allergies are acting up, it may be due to a lack of sex.

Monday - 05/06/2013, 07:30am EDT

Tags: ginkgo, crab apple, trees, Mike McGrath, Hank Silverberg

Farm before pharmacy: Foods that harm and heal

Those who suffer from health conditions, ranging from seasonal allergies to chronic joint pain, may want to explore the cupboard before opening the medicine cabinet.

Friday - 05/03/2013, 10:03am EDT

Tags: Rachel Nania, Courtenay Smith, food, “Foods that Harm, Foods that Heal”

Ways to ease your allergy symptoms

Some practical changes you make in your lifestyle can help reduce your exposure to pollen.

Thursday - 04/25/2013, 04:12am EDT

Tags: del walters, pollen, easing allergy symptoms

Are you suffering with allergies?

A springtime pollen explosion is under way. Allergy season has arrived.

Wednesday - 04/03/2013, 08:02am EDT

Tags: Kristi King

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Kilmer 8th graders head to national competition with allergy invention idea

Imagine a gadget that people with food allergies could use to make sure the meal they're about to eat won't make them sick. That idea put two Vienna middle school students in the running for a national award.

Wednesday - 04/03/2013, 04:22am EDT

Tags: michelle basch, kilmer middle school, exploravision, Pallavi Bhave, Joyce Tian,

Why this year's allergy season may be worst ever

Break out the tissues. For four million allergy sufferers, it's officially allergy season -- and this year's season could be the worst one yet.

Monday - 04/01/2013, 04:22am EDT

Tags: allergy season, pollen, del walters, USA TODAY, Dr. Stanley Fineman

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