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Allergies pose Olympic hazards

CBC News - A Vancouver allergist says the 2010 Olympics will take place at the peak of the West Coast's tree-pollen season, which could present problems for both visitors and athletes. Olympic athletes need to be particularly careful. Use of over-the-counter allergy...

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Manage Allergies Year-round to Minimize Seasonal Symptoms

Runny nose, sneezing, itchiness, dark circles under the eyes, wheezing, coughing and congestion. "Classic allergies have classic symptoms," says Dr. Mark Greenwald, Vice President of the Asthma Society of Canada and Associate Professor at the University of Toronto....

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What is an Allergist?

An allergist/immunologist is a physician specially trained to manage and treat allergies and asthma. Becoming an allergist/immunologist requires completion of at least nine years of training. After completing medical school and graduating with a medical degree, a physician will then undergo three years of training in internal medicine (to become an internist) or pediatrics (to become a pediatrician). 

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Standard Dust Mite Proof Mattress Encasing Queen

Pillow Encasings Covers for Allergies

You might think dust mites take up only a little room in your bed. In fact, within 10 years, dead dust mites and their waste can double the weight of your mattress.