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April 10, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Coping With Allergy Symptoms

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If you have seasonal allergies, there’s pretty much no avoiding them when the season comes, but you can work to alleviate your symptoms. The Mayo Clinic offers a few tips: Reduce your exposure to pollen by avoiding the outdoors on dry and windy days. Rain leaves the air nearly free of pollen, so right after […]

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Tags: pollen, seasonal allergies


March 13, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Early Spring Season Means Early Allergy Season

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There are plenty of reasons to love Mother Nature right now, as many people have already been hit by spring fever this month. Dozens of families and friends were enjoying Phoenix Park in Eau Claire Wednesday afternoon because of the unusually warm weather…That means bye-bye winter and an early hello to allergy season. “Because of […]

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Tags: Cindy Chapek, Phoenix Park


February 23, 2012 · Leave a Comment

MN Boy Suffers From Unusual Skin Allergy To The Cold

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One family in southwestern Minnesota is grateful the first big snow fall didn’t arrive until Monday. It’s because their 12-year old son is allergic to cold weather. Grant Schlager constantly needs to bundle up, be careful with cold drinks and pace himself with summer swimming. Schlager is from the small southern Minnesota town of Jackson…Research […]

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Tags: allergic to cold weather, cold urticarial, Dr. Martha Hartz, Grant Schlager


February 21, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Local restaurants responding to gluten-free trend

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…That damage is from a reaction to eating gluten.  In this country, one out of 133 people is affected.  Dr. Jim Zighelboim has studied digestive disorders for years. “Celiac disease is caused by an intolerance to certain food items; specifically wheat, barley and rye,” says Dr. Zighelboim…”It’s a very restrictive diet because when you think […]

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Tags: celiac disease, Dr. Jim Zighelboim, gluten, gluten free foods, Oakwood Mall


February 13, 2012 · Leave a Comment

It’s not just you — seasonal allergies hitting early, hard

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… Allergy season seems to be starting earlier this year — and it’s going to be lasting longer…“What we’re hearing, at least anecdotally, is patients saying their allergies are more severe, symptoms begin a few weeks earlier than usual, and bother them for longer periods of time,” says allergist Dr. Thanai Pongdee, who practices at […]

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Tags: allergy season, Dr. Thanai Pongdee


January 31, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Allergic to the cold? A potentially life threatening allergy

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Something as seemingly simple as playing outside in the snow is a big no no for someone suffering from cold induced urticaria or being allergic to the cold. Doctors say the allergy shows itself in the form of hives that appear after a relatively short time of being exposed to cold temperatures…Dr. Adela Taylor at Mayo […]

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Tags: allergic to the cold, Dr. Adela Taylor, Mayo Clinic Health System


January 30, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Allergic to the Cold

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Dr. Martha Hartz talks about allergies to the cold. Weather Channel, 01/27/2012 Additional coverage: KTTC

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January 27, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Minnesota child allergic to the cold

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Schools deal with all kinds of children’s allergies these days but none quite like the one that has been diagnosed in Jackson, Minnesota. In Mrs. Bosma’s 5th grade class at Riverside Elementary nearly every child has one sort of allergy or another.  “So how many of you have allergies,” asked Mrs. Bosma. “During harvest there […]

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Tags: allergic to cold, allergies, Dr. Martha Hartz, Jackson, Minnesota, Riverside Elementary


January 24, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Allergic to cold? It’s a real condition, experts say

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Grant Schlager sounds like a typical Minnesota kid: He loves to play outside, no matter how cold it gets, and he’s pretty excited that a slow-to-start snow season is finally underway. But Grant, who turns 12 this week, has a problem: He is literally allergic to cold. It makes him break out in hives and […]

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Tags: Allergy, Martha Hartz


October 21, 2011 · Leave a Comment

Oyster substitutes

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 Can one with allergies swap one bivalve for another in recipes? The Daley Question finds out…I posed your question to the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. The response back from Dr. James Li, an allergy expert who chairs the clinic’s allergic diseases division, was immediate and short: No. “There is cross reactivity among bivalve mollusks,” […]

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