Immunology

Q&A: What patients should know about fall and winter allergies

As we transition into colder months, fall and winter allergy sufferers may notice a change in their quality of life. If you're wondering whether or not you or your child have fall or winter allergies, here are some signs ...

Health

Michael's lingering threat: mold

(HealthDay)—In the flooding and devastation left by Hurricane Michael, Americans faced with the clean-up are facing a new health threat: mold.

Health

Florence's lingering threat: mold

(HealthDay)—In the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, residents of the Carolinas are facing a new health threat: mold.

Immunology

Mold a long-term problem after flooding and disasters

One of the biggest issues surrounding flooding after natural disasters is mold, a problem that can stay with a structure long after floodwaters have receded. Considering that over 17 percent of homes already have some physical ...

Immunology

Fall mold may trigger asthma attacks

Many people think of allergies and asthma as two completely different diseases. In Kentucky, up to 4 percent of the population has nasal allergies, and 8 percent of the population has asthma. However, allergies are one common ...

Immunology

Three little-known facts about indoor allergies

A yellow dusting of pollen might have you running for cover behind closed windows and doors. Not so fast. An allergist at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center says indoor allergens cause just as much trouble, and ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

That may not be a cold, could be fall allergies

(HealthDay)—Many parents complain that as soon as school starts, their child inevitably catches a cold. But, while kids do swap their fair share of germs during the school day, not every runny nose stems from a cold—often, ...

Health

Indoor marijuana grow operations pose healthy threat

(Medical Xpress)—Houses and other buildings used to grow marijuana indoors contain high levels of mold, which could pose a health threat to residents living there and law enforcement agents investigating them, according ...

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