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Kids with Allergies and Asthma can have Fun without the Fright

Lots of people love the shivers down the spine and scares that come along with Halloween. What’s definitely not so fun for parents of kids with food allergies are the potential dangers lurking in Halloween candy and party treats.

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Asthma Symptoms Kicking Up? Check Your Exposure to Air Pollution

People who suffer from asthma may think there’s not a lot they can do to control their asthma besides taking their medications and avoiding allergic triggers. According to a new article in the Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, asthma sufferers can learn lessons by examining their lifestyle.

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Despite What You’ve Heard, Kids with Egg Allergies Should Get the Flu Shot

If you have a child with egg allergies, you may have been told they shouldn’t get the shot because of a possible reaction to the trace amounts of egg in the vaccine. But recent research has shown that administration of the flu vaccine is safe for kids with egg allergies.

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For Kids with Both Asthma and Obesity, which Came First?

A new study suggests it is more probable that childhood obesity contributes to asthma, rather than the other way around.

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Seasonal Allergy News

Allergens know no boundaries. Every season can bring unforgiving allergy and asthma symptoms to the more than 50 million sufferers in the United States. But with regular visits to an allergist and knowing what triggers your symptoms, your family can be active all day and sleep well at night no matter the season. Learn how to creatively avoid seasonal sneeze and wheeze triggers with these helpful tips:

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