Allergies

In this March 26, 2020, photo, a person takes in the afternoon sun amongst the cherry blossoms along Kelly Drive in Philadelphia. For millions of seasonal allergy sufferers, the annual onset of watery eyes and scratchy throats is bumping up against the global spread of a new virus that produces its own constellation of respiratory symptoms. That’s causing angst for people who suffer from hay fever and are now asking themselves whether their symptoms are related to their allergies or the new coronavirus. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
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March 30, 2020 - 1:30 pm
HAMBURG, Pa. (AP) — The spring breezes of 2020 are carrying more than just tree pollen. There’s a whiff of paranoia in the air. For millions of seasonal allergy sufferers, the annual onset of watery eyes and scratchy throats is bumping up against the global spread of a new virus that produces its...
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FILE - In this July 8, 2016, file photo, a pharmacist holds a package of EpiPens epinephrine auto-injector, a Mylan product, in Sacramento, Calif. On Tuesday, March 24, 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned the public about malfunctions involving some EpiPens, the emergency injectors for severe allergic reactions. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
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March 24, 2020 - 6:21 pm
U.S. regulators on Tuesday warned the public about malfunctions involving some EpiPens, the emergency injectors for severe allergic reactions. The Food and Drug Administration issued the warning after drugmakers Pfizer and Mylan told medical providers that the problems could cause death or serious...
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September 15, 2019 - 3:04 pm
Daycare providers in New York state will soon have new guidelines for handling food allergies.
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FILE - In this July 31, 2010 file photo, Morgan Parmet, 24, of Washington, holds a bag of peanuts that she bought at Nationals Park, as the Philadelphia Phillies play against the Washington Nationals, in Washington. Government health experts are urging approval of a novel treatment for children with life-threatening peanut allergies. The daily medication is designed to build up children’s tolerance to peanuts and reduce dangerous allergic reactions. The panel of advisers to the Food and Drug Administration voted overwhelmingly in favor of the treatment from Aimmune Therapeutics. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
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September 13, 2019 - 5:46 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Government experts on Friday backed an experimental treatment for children with peanut allergies that could become the first federally approved option for preventing life-threatening reactions. The treatment is daily capsules of peanut powder that gradually help children build up...
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FILE - This Tuesday, May 29, 2018 file photo shows an exterior view of a branch of Pret A Manger, in London. British restaurant chain Pret a Manger on Sunday, Oct. 7 says a second customer died after eating a sandwich containing an allergen that was not noted on the label. The coffee-and-sandwich business has promised to improve its labeling following criticism at an inquest into the death of 15-year-old Natasha Ednan-Laperouse, who died in 2016 after eating a Pret baguette that contained traces of sesame. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, file)
October 07, 2018 - 8:48 am
LONDON (AP) — A second customer of restaurant chain Pret a Manger died after eating a sandwich containing an allergen that was not noted on the label, the company has confirmed. The coffee-and-sandwich business has promised to improve its labeling following criticism at an inquest last month into...
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August 16, 2018 - 5:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health officials on Thursday approved a new generic version of EpiPen, the emergency allergy medication that triggered a public backlash due to its rising price tag. The new version from Teva Pharmaceuticals is the first that will be interchangeable with the original penlike...
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A woman with a running nose.
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May 09, 2018 - 10:28 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Got a runny nose? It could be allergies this time of year, or it could be a cold, or it could be a leak in your brain. Two years -- that's how long Kendra Jackson from Omaha had been complaining about sneezing, sniffling, blowing, and losing sleep every night. "[It was] like...
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