Allergies

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Experts: Food Allergies Are Skyrocketing

Do peanuts make your throat close up? Do berries give you hives? Could melons kill you?
An explosion of food allergies is unique to America and Europe and no one seems to know why.
Tonight, CBS4’s Brian Andrews looks at the reasons your grandparents might not have had food allergies, but you do.

CBS4–07/22/2014

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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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Allergy Meds May Cause Drowsy Drivers Danger On The Road

If your summer plans include driving, you could come across a new danger on the roads this year. Certain allergy medications might be affecting users behind the wheel.

CBS Miami–07/28/2013

Dr. Dana Wallace, FL Center for Allergy & Asthma Care (Source: CBS4)

Focus on South Florida: Asthma & Allergies

Summer should be a season of fun. However, for some it means struggling with allergies & asthma. Fortunately, they don’t have to spoil your summer activities.

My TV 33–07/14/2013

Jimmy Carter still has a reputation as being ‘the peanut man’ due to his job as a peanut farmer before he became President. (credit: INDRANIL MUKHERJEE/AFP/Getty Images)

4 Things Parents Should Know About Nut Allergies

Nuts and even nut products like peanut butter are a tasty and healthy snack. But for those who are allergic, the tasty treat can turn deadly. Miami Children’s Hospital provided the following list of things parents should know about nut allergies.

03/06/2013

(Source: US Air Force) This is the type of plane that will be used in the Miami-Dade Mosquito spraying.,

Low Flying Plane Is On A Mosquito Mission

Skeeters a problem? Lots of people think so, so Miami-Dade officials are calling in the cavalry;well, actually, the Air Force to kill the biting pests and their breeding grounds. However, the attack may come as a surprise because of how low the spraying planes fly.

CBS4–07/10/2012

The body of a female mosquito fills up and balloons as she sucks blood from a photographer's hand at Everglades National Park August 12, 2002 in Flamingo, Florida. The female bugs use the blood protein to feed their eggs then lays the eggs in water. The itch from the bite is caused by the human body's immune system responding to the mosquito's saliva.  (Photo by Tom Ervin/Getty Images)

Low Flying Plane? It’s Killing Mosquitos!

That buzzing you hear tonight as you try to doze of may not be the hum of a pesky mosquito flitting around your face; it could be the hum of an airplane doing battle with millions of the pesky critters, as Miami-Dade breaks with practice and holds an unusual night-time mosquito spraying.

07/02/2012

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Report: Glaucoma Linked To Some Allergy Medications

For some, living in South Florida is synonymous with living with allergies, and now new reports indicates that some medications could possibly lead to blindness.

CBS4–11/18/2011

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Solving Mystery ‘Allergy’ Symptoms

Sneezing, watery eyes, runny nose. Millions of people are diagnosed with suffering from allergies when it may be something completely different.

12/23/2010

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