Checkup Newsroom (Allergy)

2019
October
04,
2019
| 06:48 PM America/Chicago
By Megan Cole, Cook Children's Emergency Department Nurse Food allergies are a frequently discussed topic among parents and medical professionals. If you are not a parent of a child with food allergies, chances are high that someone you love, or s...
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2018
April
03,
2018
| 04:46 PM America/Chicago
Ok let's figure it out - Is it allergies or is it a cold? Both allergies and colds share a lot of similar symptoms: Sore throat Runny nose  Sneezing  Coughing  Feeling tired  Feeling achy Honestly, it can be hard even for us to tell...
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2016
December
20,
2016
| 06:11 PM America/Chicago
It’s the most wonderful time of the year. The holidays are great! But it’s also the busiest time of the year, and it’s hard to think about everything. We asked our experts for a few ideas to make sure your children are safe during your holiday travel...
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December
09,
2016
| 05:35 PM America/Chicago
It never fails. You go to the local playground, you turn your back for five minutes and your kid has stuck dirt or a worm in her mouth. Without constant attention, your child is covered in mud and has his shoes off whenever he goes outside. Don't ...
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May
04,
2016
| 09:25 PM America/Chicago
Blue Bell has issued a voluntary recall of mispackaged Rocky Road ice cream pints that actually contain Cookies ‘n Cream ice cream. You can read more on the FDA report from earlier today: It should be fairly easy to distinguish as the containers h...
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2015
March
16,
2015
| 01:00 PM America/Chicago
You won’t need me to tell you it’s allergy season. The runny nose, itchy throat and watery eyes give it away. Our clinic in Arlington will be full of children dealing with allergies of their own.Unfortunately, for many children, allergies are simply ...
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2014
November
11,
2014
| 10:07 PM America/Chicago
You child developed a rash after taking amoxicillin or diarrhea after taking Omnicef.But, is he allergic?Listing medications as an allergy may not seem like a big deal, but it can have significant consequences: Your doctor may have to choose “stronge...
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