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Allergic to Christmas?

'Tis the season to eat, drink and be merry, but make sure you don't sniffle and sneeze your way through the holidays.

Summer: bikinis, sun and allergies

Summer means fun in the sun for most, but for a group of sun-sensitive people sunshine could have terrible consequences. Here's all you need to know about summer sun allergy.

Beware of that 'hypoallergenic' label

Hypoallergenic product labels are not regulated by the Food and Drug Association and often contain preservatives and other chemicals that can cause allergic reactions.

Allergic to potatoes?

Potatoes have always been regarded as one of the least allergenic foods at our disposal. It is therefore quite surprising that allergens have now been identified in these veggies.

Quorn in the spotlight over allergy alerts

The Quorn brand was launched in 1985 and is sold in 16 countries all over the world. Quorn products are made from a mycoprotein, 'fusarium venenatum', a fungus which was discovered in the 1960s.

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Dr Morris is the Principal Allergist at the Cape Town and Johannesburg Allergy Clinics with postgraduate diplomas in Allergology, Dermatology, Paediatrics and Family Medicine dealing with both adult and childhood allergies.

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