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Understanding Pollen Allergies

While food allergies get a lot of press, pollen allergy – commonly called hay fever – is far more common, thought to affect as much as 10% of Americans. (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) Pollen, the tiny particles by which many plants reproduce, can wreak immunological havoc in ...

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Men’s Spring Style: Fashion Tips For Warmer Weather

It’s getting warmer. Baseball season is starting. Flowers are blooming. The air isn’t so dry. These are all signs that Spring is upon us, which means it’s time to put away your Winter wardrobe. Here are some tips for a stylish Spring. Spring Footwear You don’t have to trudge through ...

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Thinking About a Spring Break? Here are One or Two Helpful Ideas

If winter comes, can spring be far behind? The answer to this is (hopefully) a resounding NO, as we sit shivering miserably indoors contemplating acres of blinding whiteness which can get very tedious very quickly. Christmas is fine, but spring is better, when the evenings get longer, warmth returns, the ...

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Top Tips for Dealing with Hayfever in the Summer

Hayfever, or seasonal allergic rhino-conjunctivitis, is an allergic reaction caused by an overreaction in the human immune system to pollen. It affects people mainly in the spring and summer, when reactions are triggered by pollens from trees and grasses. Hayfever affects around 20% of the UK population and is more ...

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Savory Rhubarb: It’s Not Just for Pie

If you are lucky enough to have a garden, and, even luckier than that, to have rhubarb growing at the bottom of it, you know how rewarding this plant can be. It’s a perennial that seems to require little care once it sets in, and it is also one of ...

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Spring is in the Air: Time to Walk for a Good Cause

Spring is upon us, and with it comes much more than just daffodils and tulips. The spring and summer are a time when we see many announcements for benefit walks: cancer, multiple sclerosis, birth defects, juvenile diabetes, and more. If you like to walk, or you want to show your ...

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Spring break 2019 Best Vacation Spots for College Students

Spring break varies from college to college but generally starts anywhere from the beginning of March and ends somewhere at the end of April. College students have at least a one week break to unwind from their course load and catch some rays. An abundance of travel companies offer packages ...

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