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      Probipotics Can Help Colicky Babies

      Any parent of a baby with colic knows how difficult the condition can be for both the baby and parents. Colic is a condition of inconsolable crying by baby for three hours or more hours a day, several days a week. Colic can be triggered by an allergy to a...
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      Low Vitamin D Linked to Allergy, Asthma Severity

      New research adds more evidence of the importance of vitamin D supplementation and that daily recommended levels are low. The study provides evidence for a link between vitamin D insufficiency and asthma severity, and is the first study of its kind of vitamin D and disease severity in children with...
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      Your Cell Phone Can Give You a Rash

      Alert from the British Association of Dermatologists A new phenomenon called “mobile phone dermatitis” has been discovered, in which people who spend long periods of time on their mobile phone my develop an allergic reaction to the phone’s nickel surface. The problem was identified in several published case reports of...
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      Veggies and Fish Reduce Kids Asthma Risk

      Results from a 7-year mother and child study find specific foods can impact asthma and allergy risks for children. A diet rich in fish and specific vegetables can reduce asthma and allergies in children, according to a seven-year study of 460 Spanish children, published in the journal Pediatric Allergy and Immunology....
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      Childhood Stress Ups Alergy Risk

      New study links emotion and the whole person when it come to illness. Moving house or the separation of parents can significantly increase the risk of children developing allergies later on. These are the results from a long-term study correlating life-style, immune system development and allergies.  The study is published...
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      U.S. Consumers Throw Billions at Allergies

      According to the a new report from the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Americans spent about $6 billion in 2005 on doctor bills, prescription drugs, and other medical costs to fight allergy symptoms.  Today the number is much higher  THe growth in the cost of fighting allergy symptoms...
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      Latex Allergy

      What is latex? Natural rubber latex comes from a liquid in tropical rubber trees. This liquid is processed to make many of the following rubber products used at home and at work: Balloons Rubber toys Pacifiers and baby-bottle nipples Rubber bands Adhesive tape and bandages Diapers and sanitary pads Condoms...
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