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Food Allergies: Myths & Questions Answered

Download a printable version of this blog post. As many as 15 million Americans have food allergies, including nearly 6 million children. [source] Food Allergies versus Food Intolerance: Know the Difference Food Intolerance Food Allergies A food allergy occurs when the body’s immune system sees a certain food as harmful and reacts by causing allergic […]

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The Tick Talk

Download a printable version of this blog post. It’s the season for ticks! Learn how to identify, prevent and treat tick bites. Preventing Tick Bites Use DEET 20-30% when going outside.  For children make sure you only apply this ONCE a day (in contrast to sunscreen, which should be applied often).  Do not apply DEET […]

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