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  • Living in the Dallas area and my child's seasonal allergies

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    Living in the Dallas area and my child's seasonal allergies

    Every year, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America ranks the worst cities for seasonal allergies – and every year, Dallas makes the list. In spring 2019, Dallas ranked 45th on the list of most challenging places to live with allergies.



  • 7 facts about seasonal allergies

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    7 facts about seasonal allergies

    If your child has seasonal or year-round environmental allergies, you already know many of the basic facts. You know your child's allergy symptoms are triggered by allergens like pollen, dander or mold spores. You're aware that these symptoms can make outdoor sports and other activities difficult for your child during certain months. And, you know your doctor can prescribe certain treatments to ease the sneezing, itching and watery eyes that appear each year.


  • Surviving the time change with a toddler

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    Surviving the time change with a toddler

    When daylight saving time changes come around, or you need to adjust your child’s sleep schedule for other reasons, you should take careful steps to change the bedtime routine.


  • 8 tips to reduce spring allergy symptoms

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    8 tips to reduce spring allergy symptoms

    Hay fever is far and away the most common allergy in the United States. Depending on the type of pollen your child is allergic to, he or she may only have symptoms at certain times of year. For instance, a child with a birch pollen allergy will have increased symptoms in the spring when birch trees are in bloom. Kids with grass allergies will be hit hardest during the summer, while those with ragweed allergies will suffer most in the fall.


  • Springtime Recipe: Beanie Burgers

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    Springtime Recipe: Beanie Burgers

    We asked the dietitians from our Get Up & Go team to offer up healthy, delicious recipes that fit the spring season. These beanie burgers are light, tasty and a great alternative to the fast food options that many families choose.


  • Springtime Recipe: Chicken Lettuce Wraps

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    Springtime Recipe: Chicken Lettuce Wraps

    We asked the dietitians from our Get Up & Go team to offer up healthy, delicious recipes that fit the spring season. These lettuce wraps are flavorful, easy to make and a lighter alternative as the weather begins to warm up this season.


  • Help your family prevent cycling injuries this Spring

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    Help your family prevent cycling injuries this Spring

    Studies estimate that large numbers of these cyclists experience physical problems: 48 percent in their necks, 42 percent in their knees, 36 percent in the groin and buttocks, 31 percent in their hands, and 30 percent in the back. No matter why they use a bicycle, young people can follow some basic safety principles to avoid common cycling injuries.


  • Spring Cleaning Tips for Including the Kids

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    Spring Cleaning Tips for Including the Kids

    The weather’s getting warmer, birds are chirping, flowers are blooming – and you’re likely holding a mile-long spring cleaning list. Spring cleaning holds many benefits. If you or anyone in your family suffers from allergies, ridding the house of lingering dust, mold and pollen can bring some relief. Spring cleaning reduces the bacteria you live with, resulting in a healthier environment. Plus, after a season of family gatherings, indoor activities, holiday gifts and school projects, you’re probably craving a little fresher air and open space inside your home.


  • 6 Tips for a healthy, safe prom

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    6 Tips for a healthy, safe prom

    Prom season is here. Teens around North Texas have started planning for prom, searching for the perfect prom dress or tux and carefully planning each detail of what they expect to be a memorable night.

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