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Top Tips to Help You Have a Healthy, Fun Summer

Tags: allergies, bug bites, growing pains of parenting, summer, summer safety, sunscreen, travel, vacation

For many of us, summer is a great time of year. Here’s our handpicked collection of the top summertime advice from Cleveland Clinic experts that will help to make the best of the sultry months for you and your family.


When your child gets stung or bitten, you just want to help make it better as soon as possible. How do you know if it’s improving on its own or needs a doctor’s attention? Find the answers you need here to survive the summer. Infographic on HealthHub from Cleveland Clinic

Top Treatments for Kids’ Bee Stings and Bug Bites (Infographic)

Tags: allergic reaction, allergies, anaphylactic reaction, bug bites, growing pains of parenting, Parents BeWell, skin allergies, summer, summer safety

Has your child had a run-in with one of Mother Nature’s pests? Discover when to worry and when to relax.


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Allergies? Why You Might Develop Asthma This Spring

Tags: allergies, allergy, asthma, step into spring

Whenever the pollen count goes up, so does the number of new asthma cases. Allergists predict seeing a number of new asthma cases this spring because of the coming bad allergy season.


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Spring Allergies: 8 Top Ways to Help Your Child

Tags: allergies, asthma, asthma attack, asthmatic, Be Well e-News, celebrate spring, cough, pollen, seasonal allergies, step into spring, wheezing

It's the time of year when allergies become a nuisance for your child. Learn about spring allergy symptoms and treatments for children, including pollen avoidance and OTC medication strategies.


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Don’t Stifle That Sneeze! You Could Get Hurt

Tags: allergies, allergy, sinus, sneezing

Clamping your nostrils and mouth shut during a sneeze might avoid disturbing others. But it could damage your eardrums or sinuses or cause an ear infection.


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Wetter Winter This Year Could Spell Allergy Woes

Tags: allergies, allergy, seasonal allergies, tips for winter weather, winter

Lots of snow fell this past winter, which means there's lots of water in the ground. That can set the stage for a bad allergy season.


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Best Ways to Prevent Your Allergies on Vacation

Tags: allergies, allergy, food allergies, pets, pollen, travel tips, vacation

The best time of year to take a vacation is often the best time to catch a big whiff of pollen and get sidelined. Find practical tips for traveling with allergies, whether due to pollen, pets, dust food or bees.


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New Pill Can Take the Place of Allergy Shot

Tags: allergies, allergy, FDA, medical innovations, pollen

Sometime soon, people with severe hay fever will be able to take a prescription pill -- rather than receive shots -- to control their symptoms. The FDA recently approved a drug for hay fever caused by certain grass pollens.


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Yes, You Really Can Be Allergic to the Cold

Tags: allergies, frostbite, hives, skin allergies, tips for winter weather, winter

After months of frigid weather, you might joke that you're allergic to the cold. But some people really do have an allergy to cold temperatures. Severe cases can lead to fainting, shock and even death.


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Safe Neti Pot Use: 3 Tips

Tags: allergies, colds, nasal congestion, sinus, sinusitis, surgery

New research shows that cold solutions used in nasal irrigation after sinus surgery can cause bony growths in the sinuses. Doctors caution — use only room temperature solutions.