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Poison Ivy: How to Treat that Itchy Rash

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The poison ivy rash is intensely itchy but there are a number of home remedies and prescription medications that can bring relief.
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Why You Probably Don’t Need to Worry About Getting Cancer

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You likely don't need to worry about getting cancer because 2/3 of us will remain cancer-free during our lifetimes. Cancer research helps us to understand why.

Why Collaboration is So Important in Autoimmune Disease

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Collaboration is crucial to attaining the audacious goals of reimagining research, diagnosis, and care for all patients with autoimmune diseases.

Severe Food Allergies: Deadly but Hard to Prevent

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Food allergies are difficult to prevent except by strict avoidance. A new study of oral desensitization for peanut allergy offers hope for an alternative.

How to Optimize the Treatment of Asthma

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Asthma is a chronic disease that is manageable through medications and by eliminating or avoiding triggers (e.g., allergens, poor indoor air quality).
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5 Tips for Relieving the Symptoms of a Dust Allergy

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Dust allergy symptoms occur year-round & have a big effect on quality of life. It’s hard to avoid dust & dust mites but there are things tp do to get relief.
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Inconvenient Truths about Immunotherapy for Advanced Cancer

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The limitations of immunotherapy are grossly understated including the fact that most patients with advanced cancers won't benefit from the drugs.
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What Everyone Should Know About the Infant Microbiome

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Most parents (and even some doctors) are unaware of the critical role of the infant microbiome as a foundation for good health throughout a child’s life.
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The End of Spring Doesn’t Mean the End of Allergy Season

It’s important to understand the difference between spring and summer allergies so you can recognize your triggers and begin treatment. Spring allergies are often triggered by tree pollen; summer allergies are often caused by grasses and weeds.
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Man’s Best Friend is the Key to Beating Allergies and Asthma

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Exposure to furry pets, such as dogs and cats, early in life increases particular gut microbes that are associated with lower risks of allergies and asthma.
New Resource for Food Allergy Sufferers

An Important New Resource for Food Allergy Sufferers

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Food allergies are a growing food safety and public health concern, and more precise data are required to unravel all of the scientific & quality-of-life issues surrounding food allergies. AAFA's new Food Allergy Patient & Family Registry will help do just that.

Allergic to Your Home? 10 Decoration Swaps That Can Help

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Allergy sufferers should choose all-natural fibers, scentless candles, and keep pillows covered to control household allergens. With a little due diligence, allergy sufferers can decorate their home while keeping the space allergen free.