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We Answered Your Medication Questions
You asked and we answered. Find out the answers to three common questions pharmacists receive.
Choosing the Right Allergy Medication
With hundreds of allergy medications available for purchase, it's no surprise that many consumers are confused when they try to choose the right medication for their allergies.
Allergies 101
No matter where you live, you and almost everyone you know have likely experienced allergies at some point. But did you know there are ways to minimize your allergy symptoms?
Egg Allergy? Flu Shots May Be OK
People who are allergic to eggs may not have to worry so much about getting the flu shot, according to new guidelines.
Allergens Are Everywhere
Most Americans are exposed to multiple allergens, according to the largest indoor allergen study ever conducted in the United States.
A Healthy Reason to Love Your Dog
Your dog may benefit your child's health, according to two new studies.
New Food Allergies: Not Just for Kids
Many new food allergies may develop during adulthood, a new study found.
Peanut Allergies May Be on the Rise
More children appear to be developing peanut allergies, a new study found.
Epinephrine: Rarely Used When Needed Most
Given at the right time, epinephrine can save lives, but many kids were not receiving this important medication when they needed it most, a new study found.
EpiPen Alternative Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new medication to treat allergic reactions.