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NCIS Star Pauley Perrette Issues Hair Dye Health Warning After Severe Allergic Reaction

NCIS actress Pauley Perrette is warning fans about the dangers of hair dye after suffering a severe allergic reaction to her trademark ink-black color.

07/22/2014

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The Perfect Storm Of Heat & Pollen

Heat and pollen are bad enough, but throw in some allergy medicine, and a lack of “early season acclimation” to high temperatures, and even healthy people run the risk of keeling over. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr Dave Hnida explains this dangerous mix of ingredients for your health.

06/10/2013

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New Allergy Test Could Prevent A Problem Before Hip, Knee Surgeries

More than a million people in the United States receive hip and knee replacements each year, but there are some who are allergic to the metal used in the implant.

05/28/2013

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A Big U-Turn On Food Allergy Advice

About 5 percent of American kids have food allergies, and that number keeps rising every year. So the standard advice to avoid allergies has always been to stay miles away from certain foods until your child is older. But as CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, the exact opposite may be true. When it comes to things like peanut butter and milk, earlier may be better.

03/06/2013

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