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Health Tip: Could Allergy Shots Help You?

Posted 2 days 15 hours ago by Drugs.com

-- If you have allergies, regular shots (immunotherapy) are designed to make you less sensitive to allergens over time. The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology says you may be a candidate for allergy shots if: Your symptoms are moderate-to-severe and your allergy season lasts a few months or more. You want to avoid long-term use of allergy medications. You can commit the time needed for getting regular allergy shots. You can afford the cost of allergy shots and related medical visits. Read more

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Health Tip: Help Prevent Rabies

Posted 14 Oct 2015 by Drugs.com

-- Rabies is a dangerous disease that can be transmitted to animals and people alike via the bite of an infected animal. To help prevent spreading the disease, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests: Schedule regular visits with a veterinarian to make sure your pet is up to date on the rabies vaccine. Make sure pets are always under your control. If possible, keep dogs, cats, ferrets and other pets indoors. If you spot a stray animal in your neighborhood, call animal control. Spay or neuter your pet to help reduce the unwanted pet population. Read more

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