Allergy

Hidden Food Danger

Gluten-Free Alternative May Cause Allergic Reactions

We all know about gluten allergies. But did you know manufacturers could be substituting one allergen for another?

11/11/2014

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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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NCIS Star Pauley Perrette Issues Hair Dye Health Warning After Severe Allergic Reaction

NCIS actress Pauley Perrette is warning fans about the dangers of hair dye after suffering a severe allergic reaction to her trademark ink-black color.

07/22/2014

Antihistamines & Decongestants

Pollen Vortex To Blame For Rise In Allergies

South Floridians may have snickered poolside during last winter’s polar vortex—but no one seems to be gloating now.

07/02/2014

File photo of a doctor wearing a stethoscope. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Family Files Lawsuit After Mother Dies In Hospital

Did a medication error lead to a woman’s death at Jackson Health North?

CBS4–11/14/2013

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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

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“Hidden Allergy” Causing Problems For Patients

It’s an itchy debilitating rash that can break out when your skin touches a usually harmless substance. It can happen at any age, lead to infection and even scaring and blood poisoning. But this hidden allergy is often tough to figure out.

CBS4–05/01/2012

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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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Spring Has Sprung, Allergies Are In Season

While Spring officially begins March 20th tropical flowers and foliage already are coming into full bloom – along with your allergies!

CBS4–03/11/2011

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