Category: Allergies

toddler girl drinks a glass of milk

February 16, 2024

How to Tell If Your Baby Has A Cow’s Milk Allergy

A UNC Health allergist talks about symptoms, diagnosis and management.

Babies, Food Allergies

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Woman loads wood into a wood-burning fireplace indoors

January 19, 2024

Winter Indoor Air Quality Could Be Harming Your Health

Take these precautions with heat sources and humidifiers in your home.

Indoor Allergies, Your Care

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young woman holds a sneeze while outside on a tree-lined city street

October 4, 2023

Could You Have Environmental Allergies? Here’s How to Find Out

Allergy testing can determine your triggers so you can get relief for your symptoms.

Allergies, Seasonal Allergies

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close-up image for some wildflower weeds in a field with a woman blowing her nose in a tissue blurred in the background

September 27, 2023

How to Control Environmental Allergy Symptoms

Find out the treatment options for what’s making you miserable.

Allergies, Seasonal Allergies

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A woman, on a balcony, wears a face mask to protect herself against very dangerous level of air pollution. A thick yellow fog coming from the nearby forest fires can be seen

June 30, 2023

Stay Safe from Summer Smoke and Heat

People with asthma, COPD and heart disease should be especially careful.

Asthma, COPD, Lung Health, Seasonal Allergies

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Cropped shot of a little boy blowing his nose

October 27, 2022

Does Your Child Have Allergies, RSV or COVID-19?

A spike in RSV cases coincides with the beginning of fall allergies and the continued threat of COVID-19.

Allergies, Children's Health

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Close up of a person eating a bowl of cereal

June 22, 2022

If You Are Lactose Intolerant, Dairy Products May Cause Pain and Di...

Find other sources of calcium to keep your bones and teeth strong.

Digestive Health, Food Allergies

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May 25, 2022

A Tick Bite Can Make You Allergic to Red Meat

Alpha-gal syndrome symptoms range from uncomfortable to life-threatening.

Food Allergies, Safety

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little girl opens present of stuffed animal next to Christmas tree

January 3, 2022

Allergic to Presents? Keep Sniffles at Bay with These Tips

Plush toys and furry friends can trigger allergies in children.

Allergies, Children's Health

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Children celebrating Halloween in trunk of car. Boy and girl with red pumpkins

October 25, 2021

3 Ways to Avoid Halloween Food Allergy Scares

With extra vigilance, kids with allergies can safely trick or treat.

Allergies, Children's Health, Food Allergies

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French bulldog shedding, owner dealing with excessive hairs by using lint remover

October 12, 2021

How to Ease Indoor Allergies

Allergies can be a problem no matter how clean you keep your home.

Indoor Allergies

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September 22, 2021

COVID-19 or Just Fall Allergies?

When ragweed season comes during a pandemic, it can get confusing.

Seasonal Allergies

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