Family with Allergies

6 Ways to Allergy-Proof Your Home

Spring is right around the corner; this means that trees will begin to bear their buds and flowers will start to color the surroundings. While spring is a favorite season for many, there are some who can’t help but worry...

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When to Have a Pulmonary Function Test?

Pulmonary function tests, also known as PFTs, are noninvasive tests that show how well the lungs are working. The test is performed to specifically measure the person’s lung volume, capacity, rate of flow and gas exchange. The results of the...

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food allergens

The Role of Gut Bacteria in Allergies

More than half of Americans live with allergies; and about 15 million of these people, including 5.9 million children, have food allergies. A food allergy occurs when one’s immune system identifies a food or substance that is ingested as a...

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