Month: December 2013

President Obama recently signed legislation that made it possible for states to give schools the power to keep the emergency medication epinephrine, commonly known as an EpiPen, in schools to treat kids with life-threatening allergic reactions, even if the child doesn’t have a prescription for the medication. This is great news, considering the sharp rise […]

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Allergen immunotherapy, frequently known as allergy shots, have a substantial amount of research showing that they are effective in treating allergies and allergic asthma and can be curative. However, they can be inconvenient since they must be given in a medical facility rather than at home because of the risk of allergic reactions; although this […]

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New research shows that seasonal weather changes can be a trigger for migraine headaches. Barometric pressure is one of the most commonly found causes for migraine headaches that flair up when the weather changes quickly, something that those of us in Atlanta are familiar with this year. It has also been found that histamines that […]

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While the Atlanta area is seeing an abundance of colds, strep throat and bronchitis so far this December, the onset of flu season won’t start to peak until the holidays. So what can you do to minimize your flu risk as you travel and visit friends and family? Here are some tips to help you […]

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There are all sorts of things that can cause sinus infections, and if your sinusitis is reoccurring, you might be surprised if you are told you have nasal polyps. Nasal polyps are growths that hang down from your nasal passages or sinuses like teardrops. Small polyps cause no pain or discomfort, but larger ones can […]

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