Health

Lowest pollen counts occur between 4:00 a.m. and noon

If you are allergic to pollen, you've probably wondered if certain times of day are better than others for going outside during pollen season. A new study being presented at this year's American College of Allergy, Asthma ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Why the flu vaccine is more important than ever this year

While social distancing and wearing masks kept the 2021–2022 flu season milder than pre-pandemic levels, experts who expect flu cases to rise this year as COVID-19 restrictions are lifted are urging people to get their ...

Medications

Tips on dealing with seasonal allergies

Colorful flowers and delicate blossoms on trees are not the only sign that spring has truly arrived. For many, allergies are a sign the seasons have changed. Up to one in four Canadians suffer from allergic rhinitis and its ...

Immunology

Mayo Clinic Q and A: Springtime allergies

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I love the changing seasons and am looking forward to the warmer days of spring. Unfortunately, I am often miserable because of seasonal allergies. What can I do to keep the box of tissues at bay and enjoy ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mayo Clinic Minute: How to manage hay fever allergy symptoms

Don't be alarmed if you are experiencing seasonal allergies for the first time. While hay fever—also known as allergic rhinitis—often begins in childhood, more adults are being diagnosed, according to the Centers for ...

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