Tick Bite Triggers Dangerous Meat Allergy
28
December

Tick Bite Triggers Dangerous Meat Allergy

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((Nats of Spraying)) Jessica Sanford is careful when she goes outside. A small tick bite became a life-changing event. “Removed the tick and didn’t think much of it and then a few weeks later I started having allergic reactions.” It was frightening. “I woke up at night with hives and with breathing issues.” Doctor Christine […]


Toothpaste Treatment for Allergies (MU Health Care)
11
September

Toothpaste Treatment for Allergies (MU Health Care)

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While 5-year-old Liam Stump plays inside with his toy tractor…his little brother rides in a real tractor with Dad. Liam’s severe allergies keep him inside away from helping Dad and his little brother during harvest. “That corn is just horrible for his allergies when he is around that corn dust, and so it is not […]


Preventing Back-to-School Asthma Attacks (Ben Francisco, PNP)
28
August

Preventing Back-to-School Asthma Attacks (Ben Francisco, PNP)

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Rachel Alvarez starts practice with a puff. “It doesn’t help that I play sousaphone, and you have to use a lot of air.” This senior at Battle High School in Columbia, Missouri, has her asthma plan well-rehearsed — Pre-medicate and keep the inhaler close by during performances. “I always have one of the band directors […]