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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


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

Allergy sufferers sneeze on into fall

July failed to bring the usual summer break from high grass pollen counts, and now an additional aggravating pollen is in the air.

Tuesday - 09/11/2012, 06:40am EDT

Tags: pollen, mold, fall, dick uliano

Advice for allergy sufferers in hot weather

A Code Orange air quality alert has been issued for the next two days as temperatures near 100. One area allergist has advice for allergy sufferers that might not be what you expect.

Tuesday - 07/17/2012, 08:34am EDT

Tags: thomas warren,

Allergies bloom early with warm winter

Allergy sufferers throughout the region have fallen victim to an uncharacteristically warm winter that has caused tree pollen to skyrocket earlier than in past years, sending scores into allergy-induced misery, according to Howard County Health Officer Peter Beilenson.

Wednesday - 04/04/2012, 10:00am EDT

Tags: Peter Beilenson, University of Maryland

Unseasonably warm weather can bring problems

Forecasters say it's going to be a gorgeous weekend. With unseasonable warmth can come unseasonable problems. A George Washington University doctor recommends people take it easy outside.

Friday - 03/16/2012, 08:40am EDT

Tags: warm weather, hydrate, Gary Little, George Washington University Hospital

Study: Skin patches effective in treating allergy symptoms

Those who suffer from seasonal allergies may one day be able to alleviate their symptoms without popping pills.

Friday - 03/16/2012, 05:44am EDT

Tags: bob kur, hay fever, Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology

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