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Why growing up on a farm is good for your immune system

Health experts have known for years that kids who grow up on a farm have fewer incidences of allergies and asthma than city kids, but continued research is helping them better understand the connection between the immune system and microbes…

12 worst U.S. cities for allergy sufferers

The season for sneezin’ It starts with a tickle in your throat. Then your eyes start watering like a sprinkler system on a hot day. As you reach for a tissue, you notice birds singing and freshly bloomed flowers. Spring…

Pollen season arrives with a sneeze

Suffer from seasonal allergies? Depending on where you live, you may already be sneezing, sniffling and rubbing your itchy eyes. And you may be in for a whopper of a spring — especially since spring has been arriving earlier in…

Why are so many kids allergic?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 4 to 6 percent of children in the U.S. suffer from a food allergy and the number has increased 18 percent from 1997 to 2007. The most common food allergies…