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Updated 31 March 2016

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Vaccines and allergies

Many of us will be getting a flu shot as winter approaches, but many parents are (unnecessarily) concerned about kids and vaccine allergies. Here's what you need to know.

Could you have a cockroach allergy?

If you have an itchy skin or nose and scratchy throat and just can't find the cause, it could be the result of cockroaches hiding in your home. Here's how to know for sure, and what to do about it.

5 things to know before you take an antihistamine

Will it make me drowsy? Can I take it with other meds? Do I need a prescription? And, am I taking the right antihistamine for my allergy? Get the answers to all these questions.

If you have something to ask about allergies, pop a question to our Allergy expert!

 
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