Allergies

Christine Ponelle plays with her dogs Cholla and Puma at Bernal Heights Park (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Does All Of That Sneezing Mean My Dog Has Allergies Too?

Dogs can suffer from allergies just like humans!

04/14/2015

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Will A Spine Adjustment Really Cure Your Allergies? Maybe

Well, that got my attention! So I scheduled an appointment with the good doctor and this is what I learned.

03/24/2015

A woman blows her nose as allergy season hits its peak. (PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Why Are My Allergies Kicking In So Early This Year?

Blame it on the drought. That’s right. The lack of significant rainfall has left Bay Area residents reaching for the tissue. Spring officially arrives on March 20 (35 days away), but people around the Bay Area are already suffering with Seasonal Allergies. Trees are pollinating and people are miserable. It is believed approximately 40 million Americans have aggressive reactions to high pollen counts.

02/13/2015

Sean Parker attends the 3rd Annual TechFellow Awards at SF MOMA on February 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Steve Jennings/Getty Images For Techfellows)

Napster Co-Founder Sean Parker Donates $24 Million To Stanford For Curing All Allergies In 10 Years

Tech billionaire Sean Parker is pledging $24 million toward a Stanford University campaign to develop a cure for all allergies with one single treatment.

12/17/2014

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NCIS Character’s Trademark Goth Hairstyle May Go Away Due To Dye Allergy

Fans of the popular NCIS series may be surprised when a regular character shows up with a new hair-do, but it’s not just a fashion choice.

07/21/2014

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How To Keep Your Allergies In Check This Spring

Spring is here, the weather is warm and the air is freely blowing all those nasty allergens all over the place. Take a few steps to help protect yourself this allergy season.

04/27/2014

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Drought Making Bay Area Spring Extra Tough For Allergy Sufferers

It’s tough for allergy sufferers to appreciate the beauty of spring, and doctors say the drought California is facing is making it even tougher for them in the Bay Area.

04/17/2014

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Alameda Bakery Recalls Biscotti Cookies Over Allergy Labeling

An Alameda-based bakery has voluntarily recalled cookies from store shelves because of a labeling issue that could put consumers with allergies in harm’s way, California Department of Public Health officials said Thursday.

09/19/2013

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Spring Allergy Season Starts Early In Bay Area

Spring doesn’t officially begin until Wednesday, but people throughout the Bay Area with allergies are already suffering.

03/18/2013

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HealthWatch: More Adults Diagnosed With 1st-Time Allergies

Doctors are seeing an increase in adults with no childhood history of allergies sneezing, wheezing and coughing. A growing number of adults are developing what’s called adult onset allergies.

02/22/2012

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