Research Shows Link Between Allergy Season & DepressionResearch has shown that there is about a 50 percent increase in the risk for depression in a person suffering from allergies. If you've been to an allergist, that about triples the likelihood of depression.
Keep The Tissue Handy: Pollen Arriving Early, Staying LateJust when you thought we could stop talking about the flu-- the sniffling, sneezing misery for many continues.
ER Nurse In Viral Video: 'Wash Your Stinking Hands'A Florida nurse's Facebook rant about the "cesspool of funky flu" in emergency room waiting areas is getting a lot of attention.
Mild Winter + Wet Weather = Brutal Allergy SeasonYou can thank the mild winter and wet weather for what medical expert say will be a brutal allergy season.
Seasonal Allergies Bringing Year-Round Misery To North TexansSome experts blame global warming for extending the blooming season and that makes allergies linger as well.
Researchers Using Your Genetic Makeup To Protect You Against AllergiesWe may be only a month or so into the start of winter, but in addition to the cold it's also the beginning of allergy season. To help sufferers, researchers are looking into ways to help your genetic makeup protect you against allergies.
South Texas Girl Sneezes 12,000 Times A DayKatelyn Thornley,12, started sneezing incessantly about a month ago – and hasn’t stopped.
Schools Teaching Students To Fight Back Against GermsWith flu season right around the corner, North Texas schools are teaching students to fight back against germs. But some researchers say one weapon – hand sanitizer – may not be as powerful as many people think.
North Texas Pediatricians On Look Out For Rare Respiratory VirusNorth Texas doctors say it’s just a matter of time before a virus sweeping the Midwest makes it way here. The rare respiratory virus is called “enterovirus 68” and it mimics a summer cold.
Get Out Tissue, 2014 Texas Allergy Season Worse Than MostEach year the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) puts out a list of the “100 Most Challenging Places to Live With Allergies.” Usually the Dallas area is ranked about a quarter of the way down – this year Dallas is number 7!
Dallas Doc: Don't Feel Well? Stay Away From OfficeWe’ve all been there. The uncomfortable cringe and surreptitious search for hand sanitizer as an obviously ill coworker hacks, coughs, and sneezes. While the goal may have been ‘dedicated martyr’, the reality more closely resembles Typhoid Mary.
Allergy Sufferers Should Brace For A Rough SeasonRight 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.