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All articles from: August, 2013

‘Safety tattoos’ alert people to children’s dangerous allergies

Parents of children who suffer from severe allergies know are too well how nerve-wracking it can be to send their sons and daughters to day care, camp or school and trust that they’ll be safe in the event that they come into contact with an allergen. With this in mind, Baltimore mother-of-three Michele Walsh invented a product called SafetyTat.

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Study: Probiotic exposure early in life may reduce the risk of allergies

In a recent study led by Dr. Erick Forno of Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, researchers established a link between probiotics and allergy sufferers that suggests that babies who are exposed to this type of bacteria in the womb or early in life may have a lower risk of developing allergies.

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Dust Mites, mold and ragweed: A look at common fall allergens

USA Weekend recently published an article outlining the most common fall allergens.

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Dry weather in Massachusetts causing worse ragweed allergy symptoms

According to Western Massachusetts media publication WWLP 22News, the Bay State is experiencing an influx of ragweed pollen earlier than usual. The source reports that heavy rainfall earlier in the year led to an abundance of this ubiquitous irritant and that notably dry weather over the past week or so has enabled the ragweed to linger in the air.

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