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Best Ways to Treat Seasonal Allergies

Best Ways to Treat Seasonal Allergies

Do your seasonal allergies seem worse now than they have in years past?  It’s not your imagination. Pollen counts [...]

Rashes That Look Like Ringworm But Aren’t

If you develop a red, itchy, circular rash, you may automatically assume it’s ringworm. Ringworm is caused by a [...]

Most Common Types of Ticks in PA

Warm weather traditionally signals the start of tick season in Pennsylvania and nationwide. However, researchers are [...]

I’m Not Sick, Why Am I Coughing So Much?

Sometimes, coughing is a good thing. A cough is a natural reflex that expels air from your airways, helping to clear [...]

Can You Develop Asthma as an Adult?

If you’re an adult and have never experienced asthma before, you’re probably breathing a sigh of relief. Most [...]

Why Is the Inside of My Ear Itchy?

Having an itch that you can’t scratch – especially in an unreachable place like inside your ear – is a [...]

What Does the Color of Your Mucus Mean?

Mucus. Snot. Phlegm. Whatever you call the thick, gooey substance that pours out of your nose or you cough up when [...]
5 Surprising Causes of Nausea

5 Surprising Causes of Nausea

Whether you’re out to eat, attending an important meeting, or getting ready to give a presentation, nausea can hit [...]
When to Worry About a Fever

When to Worry About a Fever

You’re hot and sweaty. You’re weak, tired, and just feel lousy. You shiver with chills and before you know it, [...]

Why Do I Keep Getting Upper Respiratory Infections?

Coughing, wheezing, and sneezing: a familiar sound in the Philadelphia region during the fall and winter months. Why? [...]