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Food Allergies Are Constant Battle For Kids

Food allergies are a life-or-death issue for many kids, and it’s a daily struggle for parents trying to protect their children. But schools across Texas are trying to make the fight a little easier.

06/04/2012

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Texas Schools Prepare For Food Allergy Policies

When classes resume in the fall, Texas schools must have policies in place to deal with students who have food allergies.

05/22/2012

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Doctors: Mild Winter Equals Severe Allergy Season

Maybe it hit you over the weekend or perhaps a few weeks ago regardless, if you’re itching, sneezing, have a runny nose and watery eyes — you’re not alone. Medical experts say the mild winter means allergies are and will be much worse this year.

04/24/2012

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Off-The-Charts Pollen Spreads Allergy Misery

Allergy season has come early and hit with a wheezing vengeance in parts of the nation this year, thanks largely to an unusually warm winter.

03/22/2012

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Medical Tattoos Offer Important Health Information

Tattoos have long served as fashion statements, but a small number of Americans are now relying on them for a more practical, potentially lifesaving purpose: to warn first responders about important medical conditions.

02/27/2012

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Adult Food Allergies Can Have Serious Consequences

Most food allergies become obvious to patients before the age of ten, but doctors say adults can also have sudden reactions to food they’ve eaten for years, and ignoring the symptoms can have devastating consequences.

02/18/2012

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Irving Doctor Explains This Year’s Fall Allergies

This could be one of the worst years ever for fall allergies. Learn about what allergens will be in the air, and how you can survive the season.

11/10/2011

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Breathing Problems Caused By Smoky, Dry, Dirty Air

The fires across the state are sending a lot of smoke billowing into the air and some of it is drifting into the air we breathe here in North Texas.

09/07/2011

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The Nose Knows: Allergy Season Here With Vengeance

There may be a dusting of truth to allergy sufferers’ complaints that this season is, well, a bigger headache than years past.

05/13/2011

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Your Red Eyes & Runny Nose Could Be Oak Allergies

It may seem like there’s no rest in sight for those experiencing itchy eyes and oak allergies may be the culprit. But there are a few simple tips that could save you from another season of suffering.

CBSDFW.COM–03/14/2011

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CBS 11 News Tests For Toxic Metals In Children’s Products

Is the government really cracking down on products containing toxic metals? CBS 11 News went undercover inside a number of North Texas stores and put dozens of kids toys and jewelry to the test.

02/24/2011

Pollen Count Way Up In North Texas

The pollen count is up — way up. In fact, Dallas is No. 2 and Fort Worth is No. 3 on a list of the worst cities for respiratory allergies.

09/17/2010

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