New research suggests that adult-onset food allergies are more common than previously though. Here’s how common they are, and what the top five adult food allergens are.
Not all allergens hibernate in the winter. Our allergist explains the reasons why you might actually suffer more in the winter.
Asthma doesn’t have to keep your child cooped up inside all winter. But precautions are necessary. Our allergist explains.
Legionnaires’ disease is a form of pneumonia caused by Legionella bacteria. Outbreaks are commonly associated with large-scale water systems in hotels, hospitals, long-term care facilities and cruise ships. It occurs most often in a certain set of at-risk people.
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