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Severe Egg Allergy? There’s Now A Flu Shot For You

People with serious egg allergies may no longer have to worry about flu shots. A federal advisory panel on Thursday said a new vaccine that’s made without eggs is an option for adults with severe allergies.

06/20/2013

Antihistamines & Decongestants

Seasonal Allergies – What Works?

The CBS 11 Investigators turned to Baylor Medical Center to separate fact from fiction when it comes to allergy relief.

CBS 11–05/05/2013

A man covers his face while sneezing in a garden. (credit: Getty Images/Jim Watson/AFP)

Allergies Keeping You Up At Night? You Are Not Alone

For many North Texans, the term ‘seasonal’ allergies can be at best, misleading– because sufferers know the misery is often year round… and the typical sniffling and sneezing can be just the beginning.

CBS 11–03/29/2013

Every Fifth Berlin Is Affected By Hay Fever

North Texas Allergy Sufferers Facing High Pollen Counts

It may be winter in North Texas, but we’re seeing pollen counts that, in some areas, resemble springtime. Dallas had the highest pollen count in the country on Monday.

KRLD–02/19/2013

Dr. Travis Stork at the podium during the 27th Anniversary Sports Spectacular benefiting Cedars-Sinai Medical Genetics Institute at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza on May 20, 2012 in Century City, California. (credit: Mark Davis/Getty Images for Sports Spectacular)

Dr. Travis Stork Talks Allergic Asthma

About 25 million Americans suffer from asthma, and six out of 10 people with asthma actually have allergic asthma. Dr. Travis Stork from “The Doctors” talks about this condition.

10/09/2012

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Allergy Sufferers Should Brace For A Rough Season

Right now allergies are a big problem in North Texas. Experts say the mild winter weather and wet summer has opened the door for ragweed and mold.

CBSDFW.COM–09/20/2012

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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

A man covers his face while sneezing in a garden. (credit: Getty Images/Jim Watson/AFP)

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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