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An allergy is the body's hypersensitivity to substances in the environment. Mold, dust, pollen, pet dander, and even some foods can cause allergic reactions.
While you cannot allergy-proof your vacation, you can take steps to minimize the effects allergies might have on your vacation.
Read here to find out how.
Does being around pets at a young age increase a child’s risk of developing allergies and asthma? Read here to find out what the research says.
What is a food allergy and what are your treatment options if you have one?
With all the buzz about food allergies, you may be wondering how you can protect your child. Learn the basics about food allergies and if there is anything you can do to keep your child allergy-free.
A latex allergy occurs when the body’s immune system reacts to proteins found in the natural rubber latex. Read here to find out more.
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